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Funds For Broadband Awareded

Rural broadband projects in Senate District 23 will receive a total of $24,855,778.14 to improve broadband connectivity through the third round of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program, said State Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville).

Created with support from the General Assembly, the Next Level Broadband Grant Program is the largest single state investment in broadband. In total, rounds one, two and three of the program have awarded $268 million for broadband infrastructure for more than 74,800 homes and commercial locations. When combined with private and local investment, over $580 million has been leveraged since 2018. Projects will have been completed in 83 of Indiana’s 92 counties through the three rounds of the awards.

For the full article, see this week’s edition of the Parke County Sentinel.