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Louisiana

Population Metrics

Percentage of State Population Living Where High-Speed Internet is Available 93%
Percentage of State Population Living Where High-Speed Internet is Unavailable 7%
Percentage of State Households without Access to a Device 12%
Percentage of State Population not using the Internet 18%
Percentage of State Households with no Internet Access or a Device 16%
Percentage of State Households using a Device 88%

Contact

Federal Program Officer Alex Johnson
ajohnson@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer Veneeth Iyengar
Veneeth.Iyengar@la.gov
BEAD Inquiries bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries digitalequity@ntia.gov

Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program

BEAD Program Status Planning Grant Awarded
BEAD Program Award Total $2,000,000.00
BEAD Award Announcement Date 8/29/2022

State Digital Equity (DE) Planning Grant Program

DE Program Status Planning Grant Awarded
DE Award Announcement Date 8/29/2022
DE Planning Award Amount $941,542.28

Tribal Broadband Connectivity (TBCP) Program

Total Number of TBCP Program Applications Received 3
Total Number of TBCP Program Awards 2
Total Funds Awarded (TBCP) $2,865,691.11

Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program

Total Number of CMC Program Applications Received 6
Total Number of CMC Program Awards 0
Total Funds Awarded (CMC) Not Currently Available

Broadband Infrastructure (BIP) Program

Total Number of BIP Program Applications Received 2
Total Number of BIP Program Awards 1
Total Funds Awarded (BIP) $29,940,612.00
Timelines

Program Timelines

BEAD timeline

BEAD timeline

DE timeline

DE timeline

Additional Resources

Affordable Connectivity Program


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

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


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