Arkansas Governor Releases State Broadband Plan, Goal for Rural Connectivity in Four Years

The following release was issued on Gov. Hutchinson’s website on May 15, 2019  25 Mbps/3 Mbps broadband to all population centers over 500 by 2022 LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the Arkansas State Broadband Plan, which sets a goal to deploy high-speed broadband to all Arkansas communities with more than 500 residents by 2022. The high-speed broadband would have …

Arkansas Senators Support Broadband Measure

Published by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette on February 13, 2019 A bill that would halt the prohibition on municipalities providing broadband service zipped through the Senate on Tuesday. The Senate voted 35-0 to send Senate Bill 150 by Sen. Breanne Davis, R-Russellville, to the House for further action. The bill would amend the Telecommunications Regulatory Reform Act of 2013 and …