WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that Nevada will receive $55.2 million dollars for reliable, affordable broadband infrastructure and other digital connectivity technology projects, which will help connect more than 40,000 households in the state to high-speed internet. The funding comes from the Capital Projects Fund in the American Rescue Plan that Senator Rosen helped pass.
Las Vegas Review-Journal: Nevada gets $55M for high-speed internet
By Jessica Hill
- The broadband project in Nevada will connect more than 40,000 households and businesses to high-speed internet access, and it will fund the state’s Low-Income Multi-Dwelling Units Broadband Program.
- This latest round of funding is one of a few federal efforts aimed at increasing internet connectivity in Nevada. In December 2022, U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen announced Nevada will receive $5.7 million through federal grants funded by the bipartisan infrastructure bill that will improve high-speed internet access and digital equity.
By Casey Harrison
- The funding, part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law last year, will go toward the state’s “Low-Income Multi-Dwelling Units Broadband Program,” a grant program designed to close the digital divide.
- “With this new funding, we are one step closer to making access to high-speed internet statewide a reality,” said Senator Rosen.
KSNV Las Vegas: Rosen Announces $55 Million for High-Speed Internet
Senator Rosen: “One of my top priorities in the Senate has been to help bridge the digital divide and deliver high-speed internet to the communities of Nevada and across our nation that have gone without it for far too long.”
Reporter: “This funding comes from the Capital Projects Fund in the American Rescue Plan that Senator Rosen helped pass.”
Nevada Current: Funding will get broadband to 40,000 Nevada homes
By Jennifer Solis
- Nevada is set to receive $55.2 million for broadband infrastructure projects that will provide internet access to thousands of residents who still lack high-quality broadband.
- “As one of the senators who wrote the broadband section of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, I’m proud of the historic investment we secured – which is delivering sixty-five billion dollars in overall investments to make high-speed internet available AND affordable to Americans,” Rosen said in a press call Thursday.
Reporter: “In a statement, Senator Jacky Rosen said that the funds are one step closer to making high-speed internet a reality statewide. Overall, it will help connect more than 40,000 households.”
Reporter: “Senator Jacky Rosen announced that Nevada will receive more than $55 million in funding for high-speed internet. The money comes from the Capital Projects Fund in the American Rescue Plan.”
Senator Rosen: “In my state of Nevada, like many other states, access to reliable high-speed internet is an issue that is fundamental to our daily lives and to the success of all of our communities.”