While many parts of the country are now racing to upgrade wireless networks to 5G, folks living in rural parts of Oregon say they just need faster broadband. Improved broadband speed in remote areas is now seen as crucial. Business-to-business applications such as video conferencing and live-stream cattle auctions are just some of the reasons. Wallowa County lags thought… while metro broadband users routinely see speeds of around 100 megabytes, the fastest available right now in Wallowa County is 24 megabytes.