Biden-Harris Administration Announces Timeline for National High-Speed Internet Deployment

The following press release was published on November 10, 2022 from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (November 10, 2022) – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration expects to communicate Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment allocation levels to eligible entities by June 30, 2023. The Biden-Harris Administration is required by law to allocate Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment funds according to a formula …

Biden-Harris Administration Now Accepting Applications for $1 Billion Rural High-Speed Internet Program

$1 Billion Increase in USDA ReConnect Program Round 4 Funding through the Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law The following was issued by the USDA on September 9, 2022 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is now accepting applications for ReConnect Program loans and grants to expand access to high-speed internet for millions of …

Statement from Connected Nation Chairman and CEO Thomas W. Ferree on the Biden Administration’s Efforts to Reduce Broadband Costs

Washington, DC. (May 9, 2022) – Thomas W. Ferree, Chairman & CEO of Connected Nation, released the following statement regarding the Biden Administration’s announcement today regarding their efforts to make broadband more affordable for millions of Americans: “Today, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced commitments from the nation’s 20 leading service providers to make high-speed, high-quality internet plans available for …