Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD)
NTIA delivers $67M to states in broadband planning grants
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced another batch of broadband planning grants for states.
Pennsylvania sets broadband plan for upcoming federal funds
The plan lays out Pennsylvania's plans to manage more than $100 million in federal broadband funds coming from the 2021 infrastructure law.
NTIA distributes another $30M for broadband grant planning
Five states received planning grants from the NTIA to help them prepare for their full shares of a $42.5 billion broadband expansion fund.
Nevada advances on broadband expansion, despite state law
Nevada will soon distribute its biggest-ever investment in broadband infrastructure, despite state laws restricting local involvement.
State broadband official expects new FCC data will provide closer look
North Carolina broadband leader Nate Denny he'll be "very active" in reviewing new FCC data underlying its upcoming broadband map.
Louisiana first to receive BEAD broadband grant
Louisiana is getting $3 million in federal funds for digital-equity programs and to start planning for its full BEAD broadband grant.
Broadband grant program to start distributing planning funds
The NTIA will soon distribute initial planning funds for its $42.5 billion BEAD program, with each state set to receive up to $5 million.
Alaska creates broadband office for federal infrastructure funds
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed a bill creating a new statewide broadband office, preparing the state to accept federal funding.
State officials eye 'new era' for Oregon broadband
A consortium providing broadband infrastructure to Oregon's public and nonprofit sectors has big plans for building out the state's networks.