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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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NTIA's NBAM Reaches 36 State Milestone

May 11, 2021
NTIA’s National Broadband Availability Map (NBAM) recently added Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, and South Dakota to its growing roster of state participants. To date, the NBAM includes 36 states and four federal agencies: US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Bureau of Indian… more

NTIA Grant Program: Connecting Minority Communities Webinar, Session 1

May 11, 2021
On May 5 and 6, staff from NTIA’s BroadbandUSA program presented an overview of the Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program, a $285 million grant program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and Minority-Serving Institutions… more

NTIA Grant Program: Broadband Infrastructure Webinar, Session 1

May 5, 2021
On April 28 and 29, staff from NTIA’s BroadbandUSA program presented an overview of the Broadband Infrastructure Program, a $300 million program to encourage partnerships between a state, or one or more political subdivisions of a state, and providers of fixed broadband service to support broadband… more

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Press Release

May 19, 2021

Commerce Department’s NTIA Announces $288 Million in Funding Available to States to Build Broadband Infrastructure...more

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State broadband website(s):

Broadband programs:

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.

Funding for broadband:

The Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund received conditional funding of up to $7.4 million in 2019. For more information consult the website or contact 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 2020. 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