Commerce earmarks $8M for rural broadband
Last updated 8/18/2022 at 10:52am
PULLMAN — The state State Department of Commerce will be funding a one-year, $8 million project to improve access to high-speed internet and support to rural and under-served areas of the state.
The project will be undertaken by a partnership between the Washington State University Extension and the State Broadband Office.
Together, the two organizations will provide training, support, and resources to rural areas through the program, which has been titled the Broadband Action Team Implementation and Support project.
This ‘digital equity’ initiative will be coordinated through Extensi...