Tanana Chiefs Conference Awarded $35 Million Grant to Bring Broadband to Rural Alaska Villages
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The project is part of the
“The lack of reliable connectivity perpetuates disparities in education, healthcare, economic opportunities and social well-being for our people,” said
The five companies recognize that access to high-speed internet puts access to resources in the hands of rural Alaskans.
“Keeping the people of rural America connected with reliable, high-speed internet, brings new and innovative ideas to the rest of our country,” said USDA Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary
The collaborative work of Tribes, Tribal nonprofit organizations, government and telecommunications entities can be credited for the pending upgrade in access to digital communications in these communities.
“USDA Rural Development works alongside Tribes, municipalities, and telecommunication companies to connect remote and rural communities to high-speed internet,” said USDA Rural Development State Director for Alaska
Connecting all communities across
“We’re honored to expand our work with
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