Virginia will award over $26.9 million in grants to increase broadband access in the state through the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI), Gov. Ralph Northam announced Jan. 26. The grants will support five projects in 11 different localities.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on March 29 more than $4.9 million in grants to extend broadband services to areas that are currently unserved by any broadband provider. As a result of these grants, roughly 15,000 households and 300 business will gain access to broadband services.