Broadband providers raise concerns over DCED funding application process
In response to the concerns, Board Chairman Uri Monson, asked DCED staff to take down the questions asked about the Capital Project Fund and the application process and provide answers to them on the Frequently Asked Questions section of the website.
Experts: Pennsylvania missed identifying thousands of unserved internet areas
The Broadband Development Authority could cause the state to lose out on millions in federal funding by failing to identify broadband needs.
Telework is finally reaching rural America thanks to Biden’s investments in broadband | Opinion
When rural areas have equal access to broadband, it will create a sense of economic hope in communities like mine.
Pa. Broadband officials ask Pennsylvanians to review FCC maps
The Pennsylvania Broadband Authority, which oversees the distribution of millions of dollars in federal funding for broadband expansion across Pennsylvania and approved a statewide expansion and access plan in November, said that “the allocation of funding for broadband deployment under the federal infrastructure law is dependent upon the map being accurate.”
Pa. broadband authority presents plan to improve high-speed internet access, infrastructure
The plan noted that approximately “2.6 million Pennsylvania residents in 1.3 million, or 26 percent of households—including 25 percent of Latino and 35 percent of Black American Households —either do not have access to or have not adopted high-speed broadband or may lack the skills to effectively use it.”
USDA to spend $500M extending high-speed internet to rural America
The current funding stream was targeted to upgrade existing infrastructure, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.