The Public Library Association has awarded $1.27 million to more than 200 public libraries to support digital literacy efforts and Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) enrollment.
Although the Federal government has numerous programs in place to provide financial support to aid the deployment of high-speed broadband to unserved areas, industry experts told members of Congress on Thursday that they’re not getting the “biggest bang for the buck.”
The state of Ohio is partnering with The Ohio State University, Columbus State Community College, and the Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio to offer free, broadband-related job training.
Through an investment of $386 million, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said his state will bring high-speed internet access to more than 42,600 homes and businesses for the first time.
The Senate last week voted 55-43 to confirm Anna Gomez as the newest member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), giving Democrats a majority of commissioner seats at the agency.
Maine submitted its five-year broadband action plan to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) this month, following a public comment period that closed in June.
The city of Bloomington, Ind., has awarded a total of $50,000 as part of its 2023 Digital Equity Grants program to 13 area nonprofits that will focus on bridging the digital divide and increasing digital resources for residents.
The Oklahoma Broadband Office (OBO) has launched an interactive online map detailing availability of high-speed internet service throughout the state.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced that seven teams from nine counties will participate in the second cohort of the BroadbandOhio Community Accelerator program.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is gearing up to partner with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to promote awareness of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) among Federal housing assistance recipients.