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Population Metrics

Percentage of State Population Living Where High-Speed Internet is Available 88%
Percentage of State Population Living Where High-Speed Internet is Unavailable 13%
Percentage of State Households without Access to a Device 5%
Percentage of State Population not using the Internet 10%
Percentage of State Households with no Internet Access or a Device 9%
Percentage of State Households using a Device 95%


Federal Program Officer Tyler Sachtleben
State Broadband Officer Thomas Lochner
BEAD Inquiries
DE Inquiries

Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program

BEAD Program Status Planning Grant Awarded
BEAD Program Award Total $5,000,000.00
BEAD Award Announcement Date 12/8/2022

State Digital Equity (DE) Planning Grant Program

DE Program Status Planning Grant Awarded
DE Award Announcement Date 12/8/2022
DE Planning Award Amount $567,800.00

Tribal Broadband Connectivity (TBCP) Program

Total Number of TBCP Program Awards 23
Total Funds Awarded (TBCP) $387,140,120.90

Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program

Total Number of CMC Program Awards 1
Total Funds Awarded (CMC) $2,976,837.00

Broadband Infrastructure (BIP) Program

Total Number of BIP Program Awards Not Currently Available
Total Funds Awarded (BIP) Not Currently Available

Program Timelines

BEAD timeline

BEAD timeline

DE timeline

DE timeline

Additional Resources

Affordable Connectivity Program

Affordable Connectivity Program

This program helps those in need pay for high-speed Internet service and technology.
Capital Projects Fund

Capital Projects Fund

This program helps state governments fund capital projects and infrastructure. It works to expand high-speed Internet to deliver vital services.
ReConnect Loan and Grant Program

ReConnect Loan and Grant Program

This program helps expand high-speed Internet access in rural areas. Funds support construction, facilities, and equipment.