Baton Rouge Bayou News: 10 companies seek share of $90M to provide broadband in Capital Region

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Ten companies are seeking a share of $90 million in public funding to help them bring broadband internet access to unserved areas in the Capital Region. The program is part of an effort to improve access, affordability and usage of high-speed internet in Louisiana, in hopes of promoting economic development and bridging the “digital divide” by 2029, says Veneeth Iyengar with the Louisiana Office of Broadband Development & Creativity. 

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