Delivering High-Speed Internet to Nevada: A Vision Realized
The Biden-Harris administration is embarking on a grand mission to revolutionize high-speed Internet access in Nevada, directing over $416 million in funds to fill the state’s digital divide.
“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.
Nevada’s Role in the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program
The Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program from the Biden administration has allocated $416,666,229.74 to Nevada. This funding is set to enhance the Internet services and spur economic development across the state.
Strengthening Nevada’s Digital Economy and Infrastructure
The BEAD program is committed to boosting Nevada’s digital economy, promoting local production of fiber-optic cable, and fostering new job opportunities within the Internet infrastructure sector.
High-Speed Internet: An Essential Service for Nevada
“High-speed Internet is a necessity in today’s society,” affirmed Mitch Landrieu, Senior Advisor to the President and White House Infrastructure Coordinator. This allocation underlines the dedication of the Biden-Harris administration to ensure Internet access for all Nevadans.
Nevada’s BEAD Funding Allocation
The BEAD funding of $416,666,229.74 for Nevada is intended for the development or upgrade of broadband networks, guaranteeing reliable, affordable, high-speed Internet service for every resident of Nevada.
Forward-Looking Perspectives: Securing Long-Term Economic and Social Progress in Nevada
By championing the principles of long-termism, this major investment not only offers immediate benefits but also ensures Nevada’s economic and social growth for the coming years. It lays the foundation for a future where digital inclusion is a reality for every Nevadan.
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:
|District of Columbia||$100,694,786.93|
|Northern Mariana Islands||$80,796,709.02|
|U.S. Virgin Islands||$27,103,240.86|