Loans to Provide Broadband in Rural Areas

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
09/30/2017
Organization: 
US Department of Agriculture
Description: 

This program funds infrastructure and equipment to deliver broadband, distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. Projects receiving funding must offer broadband service at a minimum bandwidth of 25 megabits downstream and three megabits upstream. Expanding broadband service is a key component of the President’s plans to improve rural infrastructure.

Category: 
internet, broadband, telecommunications, technology, infrastructure, economic development,
Funding Amount: 
Varies.
Matching Funds: 
Unknown.
Eligibility: 
Unknown.