Florida Gov. DeSantis Announces $223 Million Investment To Expand Rural Broadband Access

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis awarded nearly $223 million Friday to expand broadband internet access to Floridians, including small and rural communities.

This funding includes $135 million in state funding through the Broadband Opportunity Program and $86 million in federal funds through the Multipurpose Community Facilities Program.

Awards through the Broadband Opportunity Program will support 54 projects in 33 Florida counties for broadband internet expansion that will provide internet to over 27,000 unserved residential, educational, agricultural, business and community locations.

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