Guam gains $156 million for high-speed Internet initiative

Ushering in a digital era in Guam through substantial funding

The U.S. territory of Guam is set to witness a digital revolution with the influx of $156 million from the Biden-Harris administration’s high-speed internet initiative.

“What this announcement means for people across the country is that if you don’t have access to quality, affordable high-speed Internet service now – you will, thanks to President Biden and his commitment to investing in America,”

Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo.

Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program extends to Guam

Guam is slated to receive a significant $156,831,733.59 from the BEAD program under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, a crucial step towards strengthening the island’s digital infrastructure.

Digital landscape in Guam: The dawn of a new era

This allocation will fund the deployment and upgrade of broadband networks in Guam, ensuring universal access to reliable, affordable, and high-speed internet services for its residents.

High-speed Internet: A game-changer for Guam

High-speed internet will transform the way residents in Guam live, work, and learn, making this investment a key pillar in Guam’s future development, as highlighted by White House Infrastructure Coordinator, Mitch Landrieu.

Unpacking the BEAD funding allocation for Guam

The generous funding from the BEAD program will serve as a pivotal stepping-stone in Guam’s journey towards digital inclusion and access.

The future of Guam: An interconnected island

The allocation is expected to bring about a digital revolution in Guam, leading to economic growth and improved quality of life for residents, making a profound long-term impact.

State allocations and funding details

In total $42.45 billion in funds will be allocated to all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five territories.

A detailed list of funding allocations for each state, D.C., and the territories can be found on InternetForAll.Gov.

Here’s how it breaks down:

State/TerritoryAllocation Amount
Alabama$1,401,221,901.77
Alaska$1,017,139,672.42
Arizona$993,112,231.37
Arkansas$1,024,303,993.86
California$1,864,136,508.93
Colorado$826,522,650.41
Connecticut$144,180,792.71
Delaware$107,748,384.66
District of Columbia$100,694,786.93
Florida$1,169,947,392.70
Georgia$1,307,214,371.30
Hawaii$149,484,493.57
Idaho$583,256,249.88
Illinois$1,040,420,751.50
Indiana$868,109,929.79
Iowa$415,331,313.00
Kansas$451,725,998.15
Kentucky$1,086,172,536.86
Louisiana$1,355,554,552.94
Maine$271,977,723.07
Maryland$267,738,400.71
Massachusetts$147,422,464.39
Michigan$1,559,362,479.29
Minnesota$651,839,368.20
Mississippi$1,203,561,563.05
Missouri$1,736,302,708.39
Montana$628,973,798.59
Nebraska$405,281,070.41
Nevada$416,666,229.74
New Hampshire$196,560,278.97
New Jersey$263,689,548.65
New Mexico$675,372,311.86
New York$664,618,251.49
North Carolina$1,532,999,481.15
North Dakota$130,162,815.12
Ohio$793,688,107.63
Oklahoma$797,435,691.25
Oregon$688,914,932.17
Pennsylvania$1,161,778,272.41
Rhode Island$108,718,820.75
South Carolina$551,535,983.05
South Dakota$207,227,523.92
Tennessee$813,319,680.22
Texas$3,312,616,455.45
Utah$317,399,741.54
Vermont$228,913,019.08
Virginia$1,481,489,572.87
Washington$1,227,742,066.30
West Virginia$1,210,800,969.85
Wisconsin$1,055,823,573.71
Wyoming$347,877,921.27
American Samoa$37,564,827.53
Guam$156,831,733.59
Northern Mariana Islands$80,796,709.02
Puerto Rico$334,614,151.70
U.S. Virgin Islands$27,103,240.86

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