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U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced nearly $700 million in grants and loans to connect rural residents to high-speed internet.

Regional hubs will be placed across JobsOhio's six-region map and will provide resources to local communities.

Gov. Jim Justice announced the preliminary approval of more than $18 million for various broadband infrastructure projects throughout West Virginia.

Armstrong has initiated fiber construction that will bring broadband internet to 65 previously unserved locations in Hanover Township.

These maps will determine where billions in federal funding are sent to help bridge the rural broadband access gap.

Through the BroadbandOhio Community Accelerator program, Tuscarawas County and other areas are working on broadband plans so they can take advantage of funding opportunities

Despite rapid increase in demand for broadband in the U.S. over the last few years, about 1.4 million Ohioans still lack access to reliable high-speed internet, according to a recent policy brief by Ohio State University’s C. William Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy.

At the 10th annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region conference May 10, speakers discussed investments and opportunities in Ohio’s Appalachian region, including in broadband and tourism.

To help guide broadband expansion efforts in southwestern Pennsylvania, the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission and partners like Carnegie Mellon University and Allies for Children released a Connectivity Roadmap April 25, focusing on 10 Pennsylvania counties and the city of Pittsburgh.

The Beaver County Office of Planning and Redevelopment announced plans to spend nearly $20 million of American Rescue Plan Act funding on the Connect Beaver County program. It will bring broadband to 28 municipalities that lack complete or sufficient access to reliable, high-speed internet.