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Broadband reaching more rural Americans

Broadband continues to reach more rural areas. Focus on Rural America founder and former Iowa Lieutenant Governor Patty Judge says billions in taxpayer dollars are being distributed across the country to bring high-speed internet access to the nearly one in five rural Americans still... Read More.

Agriculture needs affordable broadband access, CFRA says

The Center for Rural Affairs says access to high-speed internet continues to be a challenge in some agricultural areas. Jillian Linster, interim policy director, says the Biden administration’s ReConnect Program funding should help jumpstart projects across the country. “The federal money is just starting... Read More.

Broadband Acceleration Grant Makes $10M Available

By the Kansas Department of Commerce TOPEKA, Kan. – Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today announced $10 million is available to enhance broadband infrastructure statewide through the Broadband Acceleration Grant program. Grants funded through this program... Read More.

KU Report: Large Divide in Broadband Access in Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KNS) - A new report from the University of Kansas shows a continuing divide between rural and urban areas when it comes to broadband access. Residents of rural Kansas usually pay more money and get slower Internet speeds.Donna Ginther is director of... Read More.