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August 26, 2022

Biden-Harris Administration Awards $18.9 Million "Internet for All" Grant to Expand High-Speed Internet Access on Tribal Lands...more

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August 25, 2022

Biden-Harris Administration Awards More Than $143 Million in Grants to Expand High-Speed Internet Access on Tribal Land in California, Washington...more

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August 23, 2022

Biden-Harris Administration Awards Nearly $119 Million in "Internet for All" Grants to Expand High-Speed Internet Access on Tribal Lands in Five States...more

 

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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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Scoring Big on your Middle Mile Application Series: Budget Information

September 28, 2022
With the September 30, 2022, application deadline for the Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program just days away, it’s time for NTIA’s third and final post in our “Scoring Big” series. Our aim is to help applicants submit complete, informed, and high-quality applications. Previous… more

Scoring Big on Your Middle Mile Application Series: Project Information

September 28, 2022
Who Are Middle Mile Providers? Middle mile service may be offered by a wide range of entities, from traditional retail Internet Service Providers, large technology companies that do not offer retail Internet service at all, or electric utilities that increasingly recognize their capability to… more

Scoring Big on Your Middle Mile Application Series: Understanding Review and Applicant Information

September 28, 2022
Why Middle Mile Matters Middle mile infrastructure bridges the gap between where information is stored and the people interacting with it – it's an essential part of reliable, high-speed Internet access. Because of the nation’s middle mile networks, anyone in America can transfer data across the… more

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Alabama


State broadband website(s):

State broadband contact(s):

Broadband programs:

See below.

Funding for broadband:

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. Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) administers the fund which provides grant funding to expand broadband service in the state. This program is funding $20 million annually. For more information consult the website, email  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 2021. The information is reviewed and updated periodically.

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