Kentucky



State broadband website(s):

Kentucky does not have an office dedicated to broadband-related activity.

State broadband contact(s):

The Kentucky Communications Network Authority and its Board manage and oversee the KentuckyWired network, the Commonwealth's open-access broadband network.  KentuckyWired is focused on meeting current needs for government locations, but more importantly, positioning Kentucky to be a national leader in high-capacity Internet service connections which promote economic development, enhance education and research capabilities, ensure public safety, improve healthcare delivery, and augment connectivity for libraries and communities.

State broadband coordinator:

Kentucky does not have an office dedicated to broadband-related activity.

Broadband programs:

The Kentucky Communications Network Authority and its Board manage and oversee the KentuckyWired network, the Commonwealth's open-access broadband network.  KentuckyWired is focused on meeting current needs for government locations, but more importantly, positioning Kentucky to be a national leader in high-capacity Internet service connections which promote economic development, enhance education and research capabilities, ensure public safety, improve healthcare delivery, and augment connectivity for libraries and communities.

Funding for broadband:

Kentucky does not have any dedicated funding sources for broadband activities.

State information was gathered using publically available sources (e.g. state websites). State information is reviewed and updated periodically.