These funds, matched with applicant-provided matches will fund 66 projects to improve high speed Internet access. This funding will provide better access to broadband for those living in areas that have limited access to broadband.
Here in Ohio, ComNet, Inc., received a $30 million grant and is providing an additional $12.9 million investment to expand their network in 28 counties.
This expansion will create over 300 jobs and, once completed will benefit over 2 million Buckeyes, 165,000 business and approximately 3,000 other community institutions.
U.S. Commerce Secretary
TOT feels, broadband expansion will continue to be a catalyst to move Ohio forward, creating 21st century jobs, and opportunities across