The funding allocations are expected to be announced in September
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News Jun. 28, 2021 6:30 am
This is the sixth time Iowa has provided public funds to expand its broadband infrastructure. The dollar amount is high — twice the size of the next largest round — and a new method of assessing need means a larger area will be eligible for improvements.
Iowa on Tuesday became home to the National Science Foundation’s fourth and final wireless research platform — supported through a $100 million public-private partnership — thanks to a $16 million investment in Iowa State-led research aimed at achieving universal and affordable rural broadband.