Pennsylvania



State broadband website(s):

The Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives: manages the Governor’s initiative to provide high-speed internet access to all Pennsylvanians; serves as the Governor’s public advocate for broadband access and utilization; recommends broadband programs and policies for Pennsylvania; serves as the point of contact for PA broadband issues; and encourages and advocates for policies that improve Pennsylvania’s Broadband infrastructure.

State broadband contact(s):

The Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives administers the Pennsylvania Broadband Investment Incentive Program, the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission administers the Pennsylvania Universal Service Fund and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation administers the Wireless Telecommunications Device Distribution Program.

State broadband coordinator:

The Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives: manages the Governor’s initiative to provide high-speed internet access to all Pennsylvanians; serves as the Governor’s public advocate for broadband access and utilization; recommends broadband programs and policies for Pennsylvania; serves as the point of contact for PA broadband issues; and encourages and advocates for policies that improve Pennsylvania’s Broadband infrastructure.

Broadband programs:

The Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives administers the Pennsylvania Broadband Investment Incentive Program, the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission administers the Pennsylvania Universal Service Fund and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation administers the Wireless Telecommunications Device Distribution Program.

Funding for broadband:

Contact the Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives for current funding levels for the programs: info.pabroadband@pa.gov or (717) 783-1116

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.