Category Archives: Broadband

State broadband task force members announced

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced their appointments to the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband on Wednesday, October 9. The task force will put forward policies to help ensure every Minnesotan has access to high-speed broadband. Visit … Continue reading

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Webinars for broadband grant application process set for July 24-25

On Wednesday, July 24, and Thursday, July 25, the Minnesota Office of Broadband Development will host a series of three webinar/WebEx toll-free calls to support the 2019 broadband grant application process and to answer potential applicant questions. This webinar will … Continue reading

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Blandin Foundation hosting broadband webinar on July 19

The Blandin Foundation is hosting its next Blandin Community Broadband Program (BCBP) Webinar at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 19. The webinar topic is “Leveraging Federal CAF II Dollars to Bring World-Class Broadband to your Community.” Click here to access registration for … Continue reading

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Broadband Task Force recommends more funding for broadband grant program

The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband recently released its 2017 Annual Report. The report highlighted the work of the Broadband Task Force and included policy recommendations for the governor and Legislature. The task force has studied issues related to broadband … Continue reading

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2017 Border-to-Border Broadband Grants awarded

Source: Office of Broadband Development Lt. Governor Tina Smith and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced the 2017 Border-to-Border Broadband Grant recipients on November 21, bringing an early Thanksgiving to 39 broadband infrastructure projects that will … Continue reading

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Broadband task force observes benefits of high-speed access during Rock County tour

The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband took a field trip Wednesday, June 28, to witness the positive impact high-speed Internet access is having on Rock County. Denise Dittrich represents MSBA members on the Task Force. Several communities within rural Rock … Continue reading

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Broadband grant application period opens July 3

Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Office of Broadband Development, will be soliciting proposals from qualified organizations for Minnesota Border to Border Broadband Development Grants. The grant application period … Continue reading

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