How Pennsylvania plans to deploy $1.16B allocated for broadband expansion

BY: - July 12, 2023

Here's what to know about the plan to invest in broadband and high-speed internet infrastructure in Pennsylvania


Broadband providers raise concerns over DCED funding application process

BY: - June 1, 2023

In response to the concerns, Board Chairman Uri Monson, asked DCED staff to take down the questions asked about the Capital Project Fund and the application process and provide answers to them on the Frequently Asked Questions section of the website. 


Experts: Pennsylvania missed identifying thousands of unserved internet areas

BY: - June 1, 2023

The Broadband Development Authority could cause the state to lose out on millions in federal funding by failing to identify broadband needs.


Telework is finally reaching rural America thanks to Biden’s investments in broadband | Opinion

BY: - March 29, 2023

When rural areas have equal access to broadband, it will create a sense of economic hope in communities like mine.

Pa. Broadband officials ask Pennsylvanians to review FCC maps

BY: - December 5, 2022

The Pennsylvania Broadband Authority, which oversees the distribution of millions of dollars in federal funding for broadband expansion across Pennsylvania and approved a statewide expansion and access plan in November, said that “the allocation of funding for broadband deployment under the federal infrastructure law is dependent upon the map being accurate.”

Pa. broadband authority presents plan to improve high-speed internet access, infrastructure

BY: - November 30, 2022

The plan noted that approximately “2.6 million Pennsylvania residents in 1.3 million, or 26 percent of households—including 25 percent of Latino and 35 percent of Black American Households —either do not have access to or have not adopted high-speed broadband or may lack the skills to effectively use it.”


USDA to spend $500M extending high-speed internet to rural America

BY: - September 26, 2022

The current funding stream was targeted to upgrade existing infrastructure, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.