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New York Launches $25 Million Grant Program to Spur Broadband Development

August 29, 2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state has started accepting applications for the $25 million "Connect NY" program to promote and expand broadband Internet access. The grants will be awarded to public-private partnerships comprised of internet service providers, local governments and economic-development organizations. Grants are made available through the Regional Economic Development Councils and Empire State Development with the dual intent to spur investment by service providers in communities and help boost economic development in underserved rural upstate and urban areas of the state by stimulating local business growth. Read the press release...

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