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August 18, 2022

Biden-Harris Administration Awards Nearly $50 Million to Expand High-Speed Internet Access on Tribal Land in Mississippi, Oklahoma...more

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August 17, 2022

Biden-Harris Administration's Internet for All Initiative Moves Forward with 100% Participation in Planning Grants...more

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August 11, 2022

Biden Administration Awards More Than $146 Million to Expand High-Speed Internet Access on Tribal Land in New Mexico...more

 

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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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IIJA Broadband Program Pre-NOFO Technical Assistance Webinar 5: Supply Chain and Workforce Development

May 18, 2022
On May 11, staff from NTIA’s Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth (OICG) held a fifth technical assistance webinar prior to the release of the Notice of Funding Opportunity for the broadband programs authorized under the Broadband Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure and… more

Introducing the Tribal Broadband Planning Toolkit

May 11, 2022
A successful broadband project begins with a broadband plan, one that lays out the goals and path forward to enhance internet access and meaningful use within a target area or community. But there are many moving pieces involved in creating a broadband plan. BroadbandUSA’s Tribal Broadband Planning… more

IIJA Broadband Program Pre-NOFO Technical Assistance Webinar 4: Digital Equity and Inclusion

May 6, 2022
On April 27, staff from NTIA’s Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth (OICG) and Office of Policy Analysis and Development (OPAD) held a fourth technical assistance webinar prior to the release of the Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act (IIJA), also… 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: Grant program established by the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Act, recognizing that the availability of high-speed broadband services in unserved rural Alabama is important for economic development, education, health care and emergency services. Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) administers the fund which provides grant funding to expand broadband service in the state. This program is funding $20 million annually. For more information consult the website, email  broadband.fund@adeca.alabama.gov or (334) 242-5290.

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 Summer 2021. The information is reviewed and updated periodically.

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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