USDA Invests $9.75 Million in Rural Broadband for South Carolina Families

For Immediate Release on October 22, 2019  By USDA (Orangeburg, SC, Oct. 22, 2019) – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $9,750,000 in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 3,911 rural households in South Carolina. This is one of many funding announcements in the first …

USDA Invests $2.85 Million in Rural Broadband for Tennessee Families

FOR IMMEDAITE RELEASE  (Halls, TN, Oct. 18, 2019) – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $2,856,167 in high-speed broadband infrastructure to create or improve e-Connectivity for 347 rural households in Tennessee. This is the first of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments. “Our …

USDA Invests $152 Million to Improve Broadband Service in 14 States

USDA Invests $152 Million to Improve Broadband Service in 14 States Projects will Provide High-Speed Communications Technology to Support Economic and Educational Opportunities WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $152 million in 19 projects (PDF, 121 KB) to provide or improve …

$20 Million in Grants Available to Expand Internet Access in Unserved Areas of Michigan

$20 Million in Grants Available to Expand Internet Access in Unserved Areas of Michigan Lansing, MI. (July 3, 2019) – While much of Michigan has access to high-speed broadband internet service, there are still many rural areas lacking vital connectivity. But a new grant program could make it easier to expand internet access to more Michigan families and communities dealing with …