Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on Monday detailed that the state will invest $100 million in a new grant program to increase accessibility of broadband internet.
According to the governor’s office, funds from the American Rescue Plan will be used to create the Arizona Broadband Development Grant Program.
Tens of thousands of rural Georgians are expected to gain access to high-speed internet under a private-sector partnership announced Monday by Gov. Brian Kemp and other state leaders.
The partnership between the Central Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (CGEMC), Southern Rivers Energy (SRE) and Conexon will serve 18 counties and provide broadband internet access to 80,000 homes and businesses, Kemp said.
Broadband providers in seven Tennessee counties will receive a total of $17 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for broadband expansion, providing service to an estimated 4,100 households.