May 11, 2022

Gila River Indian Community receives $4.4 million grant to expand broadband connections

Author: Arlyssa D. Becenti

The Gila River Indian Community will be able to expand broadband after receiving a $4.4 million grant from the Department of Commerce through the agency's National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
When COVID-19 first hit tribes across the country, it highlighted both the resiliency and strength, as well as major structural flaws in communities, such as lack of water infrastructure or broadband infrastructure.
On the Gila River Indian Community south of Phoenix, officials quickl...