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Meadville Tribune: State awards funding for Crawford County broadband project

Verizon North LLC has been awarded a $817,475 state grant toward a $1,862,130 expansion project in the county, according to the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority (PBDA).

Tri-state Alert: Over $4 million headed to Franklin County to boost broadband infrastructure

The funding is part of a total of $204.1 million in grants for 53 projects approved by the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority on Thursday. The $4.2 million approved for Franklin County was awarded to Zito West Holding, LLC to assist in ongoing broadband deployment.

Mon Valley Independent: Washington County, Comcast receive internet access grant

Washington County and its internet service provider, Comcast, were awarded a $9.4 million grant to provide speedy internet access. Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority approved the grant to Washington County through the Broadband Infrastructure Program.

Connect FM: Four Fiber-optic Projects Approved for Clearfield County

Four fiber-optic projects with a total price tag of $47 million have been approved and funded in Clearfield County. The projects are intended to improve broadband access and high-speed internet availability throughout the county.

The Daily Review: Claverack secures grant to expand broadband access

Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority (PBDA) has announced that Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative will be awarded nearly $4.8 million to increase access to reliable, high-speed internet…

GantNews: With Broadband Grant Process Set to Ramp Up, County Prepared to “Advocate” for Municipalities

Four fiber-optic projects that will improve the county’s broadband access and high-speed internet were approved April 18 by the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority. The $204 million Broadband Infrastructure Program (BIP) funded by the ARPA Capital Projects Fund resulted in 53 project awards, affecting 42 counties state-wide.

BusinessWire: Comcast Awarded More Than $61 Million to Expand Network to Homes and Businesses in Pennsylvania

Comcast announced it has been selected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as part of the Broadband Infrastructure Program funded by the Capital Projects Fund (CPF), to expand its network across 158 municipalities.

Pennsylvania Gets a Key BEAD Approval, Releasing Over $1.1B to the State - Telecompetitor

The announcement brings the total number of states that have received full approval to seven. In addition, the District of Columbia has received full approval.

Pennsylvania moves closer to expanding internet connections - LVB

The state’s Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Initial Proposal – Volume II was approved Tuesday by the federal Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

Pennsylvania Gets BEAD Volume 2 Approval (

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced on Tuesday it has approved Volume 2 of Pennsylvania’s BEAD implementation plan.

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