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February 27, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $175 Million in Internet for All Grants to 61 Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities...more

Press Release

February 9, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $3 Million in an Internet for All Grant to Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in Puerto Rico...more

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January 31, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $500,000 in High-Speed Internet Grant to Passamaquoddy at Pleasant Point...more

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What is BroadbandUSA?

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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Workforce Development Deep Dive

January 5, 2023
Monthly DELN Meeting Shares Successes, Pinch Points Today's broadband leaders have an opportunity to look forward and share their experiences in the digital equity field with other leaders from across the country.   Local leadership is a key part of the mission and strategy of NTIA. The Digital… more

2022: A Year of Big Moves for NTIA

December 23, 2022
By: Assistant Secretary Alan Davidson NTIA is like a start-up within the federal government, despite being nearly 45 years old. We’ve had the explosive growth of a new organization in my first year at the helm: Over one third of current NTIA staff was not here when I took the oath of office in… more

NTIA Features 40 Local Governments' Digital Equity and Inclusion Resources

November 29, 2022
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is facilitating extensive coordination and cooperation with key stakeholders to close the digital divide. Digital equity and inclusion activities are necessary to ensure that all individuals in the United States have access to,… more

State Broadband Programs

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State broadband website(s):

State broadband contact(s):

Broadband programs:

See below.

Funding for broadband:

Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund (ABAF): Established by the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Act, as amended, this program is funded annually through the state’s education trust fund.  The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) administers the fund, which provides grant funding to expand broadband service in the state. This program provides $20 million in annual funding. For more information consult the website, email, or call (334) 242-5290.


Alabama Statewide Middle-Mile Network Program: Pursuant to Act No. 2022-1, the Alabama Statewide Middle-Mile Network Program provides $85 million of American Rescue Plan Act State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to expand middle-mile connectivity.

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 Fall 2022. The information is reviewed and updated periodically.


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