Tag: broadband deployment

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Broadband grant program to start distributing planning funds

August 17, 2022

Via: StateScoop

The National Telecommunications and Information Agency said Wednesday that its new Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment, or BEAD, program will soon start issuing initial planning funds to states and territories. The agency said in a press release that every state, […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Facebook lends its long-haul fiber to boost rural broadband in Virginia

September 27, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Facebook is working with service provider GigaBeam Networks and utility company Appalachian Power to bring broadband to thousands of people in an area of Virginia where nearly 60% of residents lack access. The tech giant said in a blog the […]