rural broadband

FCC approves $800M for rural broadband expansion in 19 states

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Illinois, Arizona and Iowa are among the states set to benefit most from the latest round of the FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund.

USDA releases $401 million for rural broadband

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The grants and loans funded by last year's infrastructure law will cover 21 rural broadband projects in 11 states.

Local governments lack funding, not desire, to expand broadband, survey finds

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Many cities, counties and tribal governments have broadband projects ready, but not enough funding, according to a report from Cisco.

Virginia unveils $700 million broadband expansion

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Gov. Ralph Northam said the investment will move the commonwealth's target for universal broadband access from 2028 to 2024.

NSF and USDA to fund rural broadband test site in Iowa

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The National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Agriculture will fund a rural broadband test site that will cover 600 square miles in central Iowa.

Cisco targets rural broadband expansion with North Carolina center

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Cisco executives said a new Rural Broadband Center will showcase technologies designed to reduce internet providers' costs of expanding service.

North Carolina House passes 'historic' broadband investment

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The North Carolina House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that promises $750 million in funding for broadband expansion.

Iowa launches broadband grant program

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Gov. Kim Reynolds wanted the three-year program to offer $150 million in grants to ISPs serving rural areas, though lawmakers only plan to offer $100 million.

GOP House members urge funding of FCC's new broadband data collection method

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The Broadband DATA Act that was signed into law in March still needs to be funded so the FCC can update its broadband mapping techniques, the members say.

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