Indiana dispenses $22 million for rural broadband

StateScoop: Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced $22.1 million in funding for rural broadband infrastructure projects on Thursday, becoming the latest governor to invest in what has become a top priority for many state leaders.

The money will fund 11 different projects across the state, ultimately connecting roughly 4,800 homes and businesses across 12 counties. It’s the first dispersion from the state’s $100 million “Next Level Broadband” expansion program, which was announced by Holcomb in February as the largest single investment in rural broadband in Indiana history.

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