How the USDA is Improving Rural Broadband Development Through Its ReConnect Program

Editor’s note: The USDA is releasing details on new investments through its ReConnect Program almost daily. See the list at the bottom of this article for the very latest. The most recent update was on December 18, 2019 with the announcement of $5.6 million for rural West Virginia communities.  Bowling Green, KY. (December 5, 2019) – Over the past couple …

USDA Invests $7.9 Million in Rural Broadband for North Carolina Families

The following press release was issued by USDA on December 11, 2019 BOLTON, N.C., Dec. 11, 2019 – Today, North Carolina Rural Development State Director Robert Hosford announced USDA has invested $7.9 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure to create or improve e-Connectivity for more than 4,000 rural households in North Carolina. This is one of many funding announcements in the first …

USDA opens application portal for new ReConnect Rural Broadband Infrastructure Program

Published by Dairy Business on April 26th, 2019 Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting online applications for funding through the new ReConnect Rural Broadband Pilot Program. These funds will enable the federal government to partner with the private sector and rural communities to build modern broadband infrastructure in areas with …