DEED Announces $50 Million Round of Broadband Expansion Funding

9 Oct 2023


After two rounds of historic investments over the past year, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) today launched its latest effort to provide high-speed broadband to Minnesota homes and businesses that need it.

"Broadband is an absolute necessity for Minnesotans looking to connect online with employers, customers, schools, doctors, government services, social networks – frankly, anything at all," said DEED Commissioner Matt Varilek. "Our broadband grant programs continue to deliver this economic and social imperative to more Minnesota homes and businesses every year. We're excited to launch another round of high-impact grants today."

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