Accelerating digital inclusion in Wyoming
The winds of change are sweeping across Wyoming, with the state set to receive a significant $347 million grant aimed at enhancing its Internet 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.
The impact of the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program in Wyoming
The BEAD program, under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, has set aside a substantial $347,877,921.27 to further digital growth in Wyoming.
Wyoming’s Internet landscape: A change is coming
These funds are slated to deploy or upgrade broadband networks across Wyoming, ensuring reliable, affordable, and high-speed Internet service for all its residents.
High-speed Internet in Wyoming: A critical component
As noted by White House Infrastructure Coordinator, Mitch Landrieu, this funding represents a historic moment for Wyoming, making high-speed Internet a reality for those currently without access.
Breaking down the BEAD funding allocation for Wyoming
This impressive financial commitment from the BEAD program signals a transformative era for digital inclusion in Wyoming.
Looking ahead: A digitally connected Wyoming
Thanks to this significant funding allocation, Wyoming is poised for a brighter, more connected future – a crucial step in bridging the digital divide and fostering long-term economic growth.
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|