Broadband got funded

Cybersecurity funding in the infrastructure bill isn’t expected to go especially far, but $65 billion for broadband is expected to make serious in-roads on the nation’s connectivity gaps. While state and local leaders plot out where their federal dollars will go furthest, the Federal Communications Commission is attempting to refine its data-collection efforts. New mapping rules are hoped to provide a more accurate look at where broadband gaps exist, an effort that some states have already started to take up themselves.

Colin Wood

Written by Colin Wood

Colin Wood is the editor in chief of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for more than a decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT governance and public safety.

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