Louisiana becomes first state to gain approval of ‘Internet for All’ proposal

“Louisiana becomes the first state authorized to request the Broadband Equity, Access and Development (BEAD) program, a cornerstone of the Biden-Harris Administration’s “Internet for All” initiative. According to a press release, Louisiana was the first to reach this critical milestone toward closing the digital divide and meeting the President’s goal of connecting the nation with affordable, reliable internet service. Louisiana can now request access to more than $42.5 billion from the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).”

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