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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 Grant Program: Tribal Broadband Connectivity Webinar, Session 3

June 23, 2021
On June 16 and 17, staff from NTIA’s BroadbandUSA program provided further detail regarding the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program. This program intends to make $980 million in awards to Tribal governments to be used for broadband deployment on tribal lands, as well as for telehealth, distance… more

NTIA Grant Program: Broadband Infrastructure Webinar, Session 3

June 15, 2021
On June 9 and 10, 2021, staff from NTIA’s BroadbandUSA program provided further detail regarding the Broadband Infrastructure Program, a competitive grant program now accepting applications.  This program intends to make $288 million in awards, ranging $5 million-30 million, to covered partnerships… more

NTIA Launches Updated Federal Broadband Funding Guide

June 15, 2021
Broadband is essential for work, education, essential services and more, but many Americans find that reliable, affordable high-speed broadband is still out of reach. In order to meet this challenge, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has been working to expand… more

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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