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September 6, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Awards Nearly $50 Million to Expand and Strengthen Regional and National Internet Networks...more

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August 24, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $3.5 Million in Internet for All Grants to Tribal Lands...more

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August 16, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Investments in Domestic Production of Electronics Equipment used in High-Speed Internet Networks...more

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August 3, 2023

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Announces Onshoring of Broadband Electronics Equipment...more

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What is BroadbandUSA?

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) BroadbandUSA program promotes innovation and economic growth by supporting efforts to expand broadband connectivity and meaningful use across America. BroadbandUSA serves state, local, and tribal governments, industry, and nonprofits that need to enhance broadband connectivity and promote digital inclusion.

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NTIA Receives More Than 250 Comments to Inform Digital Equity Act Programs

June 12, 2023
NTIA Blog  June 12, 2023  News Media Contact: NTIA, Office of Public Affairs,  By: Angela Thi Bennett Affordable, reliable, high-speed Internet service has become essential for individuals and communities in an increasingly digital world. To further the development of the upcoming… more

Three Takeaways from Version 2 of the FCC’s National Broadband Map

May 30, 2023
Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released Version 2 of the National Broadband Map. This is an important step in meeting President Biden’s goal of connecting everyone in America to affordable, reliable, high-speed Internet service. This map is the most accurate depiction of… more

ConnectingUS: Federal programs boost budget for high-speed Internet service

May 24, 2023
By Margaret Harding McGill, NTIA Robyn Johnson found out the hard way just how little her Internet bandwidth could carry when COVID-19 struck. Her bandwidth hit its limit when her high school and elementary school-aged children tried to attend classes online while she instructed classes of her… more

State Broadband Programs

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State broadband website(s):

State broadband contact(s):

Broadband programs:

See below.

Funding for broadband:

Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund (ABAF): Established by the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Act, as amended, this program is funded annually through the state’s education trust fund.  The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) administers the fund, which provides grant funding to expand broadband service in the state. This program provides $20 million in annual funding. For more information consult the website, email, or call (334) 242-5290.


Alabama Statewide Middle-Mile Network Program: Pursuant to Act No. 2022-1, the Alabama Statewide Middle-Mile Network Program provides $85 million of American Rescue Plan Act State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to expand middle-mile connectivity.

State Broadband Plan:

Note on Methodology:

State information is gathered by BroadbandUSA using publicly available sources (e.g. state websites). The information is validated by the points-of-contact at each state-level agency(-ies). This information was last updated Fall 2022. The information is reviewed and updated periodically.


The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) BroadbandUSA program promotes innovation and economic growth by supporting efforts to expand broadband connectivity and… more

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch agency that is principally responsible for advising the… more