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Closing the Broadband Infrastructure Gap: State Grant Funds and the Digital Divide

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Analyzes Pew Trusts data on awarded broadband grants in 17 states between 2014 and 2020 to determine common characteristics of funded projects, criteria for allocation, and communities reached. Includes discussion of implications for Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) funds and the impact on existing disparities. Offers rural and urban comparisons.
Natassia A. Bravo, Mildred E. Warner
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Broadband · Funding · Infrastructure · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Alabama · California · Colorado · Indiana · Iowa · Maine · Massachusetts · Minnesota · Missouri · North Carolina · Oregon · South Dakota · Tennessee · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · Wisconsin