Broadband Access to get increased

More than a dozen states will benefit from high speed broadband with an amount of $114 million dollars amount to be spent on it. The grant is aimed to provide high speed broadband service to businesses, households, schools, library, homes and public safety offices.

According to Gary Locke, the commerce secretary, nine American recovery act investments will help to increase the economic growth nationwide which helps to attain the several goals of the Department.

Broadband services in majority of the states and territories will be expanded with a total amount of $1.2 billion dollars and additionally the department has awarded eighty two broadband technology programs.