USDA Invests $23.7 Million in Rural Broadband for North Carolina Families


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CLINTON, N.C., Nov. 6, 2019 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy announced USDA has invested $23.7 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for nearly 8,750 rural households in North Carolina. This is one of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments.

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That's a pretty nice chunk of change... to start. I've got a feeling that it will cost much more than that. I see the USDA is awarding different states, wonder how they are calculating the need.