Biden-Harris Administration Awards $6.47 Million to Ohio in ‘Internet for All’ Planning Grants


October 13, 2022

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WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Ohio received its first planning grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative. Ohio is receiving $6,470,550.76 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden, to plan for the deployment and adoption of affordable, equitable, and reliable high-speed Internet throughout the state.

“Closing the digital divide is necessary to help all Ohioans access affordable, reliable high-speed internet for their jobs, school, healthcare and so much more,” said Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. “I commend Governor DeWine and his team for making this a priority and delivering for the Buckeye state. This funding will be critical to provide the resources needed to get the job done.”


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