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Americans With Access to Broadband Jumped Over Past Two Years, Says Commerce Department’s NTIA

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, Universal Service May 20th, 2013

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 – The percentage of Americans with access to broadband speeds of at least 3 Megabits per second (Mbps) download and 768 Kilobits per second (Kbps) upload grew from 95 percent in 2010 to 98 percent in 2012, according to a report issued by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. The blog […]

Commerce Department Announces 35 Broadband Grants in 22 States

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact September 13th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 13, 2010 – The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced 35 new Broadband Technology Opportunities Program grants, for a total of $482.4 million distributed across 22 states and the Virgin Islands. This set of grants focused on sustainable broadband adoption and infrastructure projects.

Gates Foundation Looks To Expand Upon Prior Grant to Libraries Offering Broadband

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus December 1st, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 1, 2009 – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said Tuesday it will provide close to $3.4 million in grants to improve Internet connections for libraries in five states. The foundation is also partnering with 14 other states to assist efforts by libraries to secure some of the $7.2 billion in federal stimulus funds allotted by Congress in January to expand broadband deployment and adoption.

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