May 12, 2022

Millions of dollars heading to Native communities to boost internet access

Author: Alena Naiden

Alaska Native communities will receive about $41.5 million to make fast internet more affordable and help residents access telehealth, economic opportunities and remote learning.
Nearly $77 million will be distributed across 10 states in the latest round of funding through the federal Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration said Wednesday.
Alaska is receiving the biggest share of this round of grant funding. Abou...