State Broadband Initiative Updates
The Computer Ownership grant program completed the final procurement's and deliveries of equipment funded by the second round of grant applications during this first quarter as well. Over $205,000 worth of technology projects were funded, at least in part, by this effort. The third round of grant applications is underway in a continued effort to upgrade and strengthen the technology infrastructure in community anchor institutions across South Dakota.
Lastly, the 7th successful federal data submission of mapping out South Dakota's broadband providers was completed ahead of schedule and included the most extensive verification and collection activities to-date.
For more on South Dakota's Broadband Initiative, please visit broadband.sd.gov.