A massive boost to digital connectivity in Puerto Rico
The Biden-Harris administration’s high-speed internet initiative has now reached Puerto Rico, with a $334 million grant set to revolutionize the territory’s digital infrastructure.
“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.
BEAD program: A game-changer for Puerto Rico
The Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program’s investment of $334,614,151.70 in Puerto Rico signifies a major stride towards enhancing the territory’s digital connectivity.
Transforming Puerto Rico’s Internet landscape
The BEAD funding will be used to upgrade the broadband networks across Puerto Rico, ensuring all inhabitants have access to reliable, affordable, and high-speed internet service.
How high-speed Internet will reshape Puerto Rico
The investment will have a transformative impact on numerous sectors, including work, education, and healthcare, bringing about tangible improvements in the daily lives of Puerto Rico’s residents.
BEAD’s investment: A leap towards a brighter future for Puerto Rico
The massive investment represents a significant step forward in bridging the digital divide and ensuring internet access for all residents of Puerto Rico.
A glimpse into the digital future of Puerto Rico
With the impending expansion of its internet infrastructure, Puerto Rico is set for sustainable development, improved connectivity, and economic progression, laying the groundwork for a prosperous digital future.
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|