Missouri



State broadband website(s):

The Broadband Development Office at the Missouri Department of Economic Development coordinates broadband initiatives for the state.

State broadband contact(s):

Missouri is in the early stages of establishing a grant program for broadband expansion, the enabling legislation passed and signed into law on June 1, 2018, appropriations to fund program were not identified and will be a goal for the next legislative session.

State broadband coordinator:

The Broadband Development Office at the Missouri Department of Economic Development coordinates broadband initiatives for the state.

Broadband programs:

Missouri is in the early stages of establishing a grant program for broadband expansion, the enabling legislation passed and signed into law on June 1, 2018, appropriations to fund program were not identified and will be a goal for the next legislative session.

Funding for broadband:

Funding for the grant program has yet to be identified. The funding for the Director of Broadband Developmentā€™s position was a collaborative effort by the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Economic Development.

State information is gathered by BroadbandUSA using publically 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 2018. The information is reviewed and updated periodically.