Kansas broadband efforts receive $85 million boost to bridge digital divide
December 8, 2020
- “These grants are a critical part of my administration’s work to provide underserved Kansans with the high-speed internet they need to compete economically and to improve access to health, education and commercial tools,” Kelly said. “We are working quickly to ensure our communities, no matter their ZIP code, are adequately equipped for prosperity and growth, as Kansas continues to rebuild its foundation.”
- “Kansas’ broadband czar says a new grant initiative will infuse tens of millions of dollars over the next decade into projects working to close the digital divide in underserved areas across Kansas.”
- “What we know for sure is increasingly, not decreasingly, we all need to have access to these services,” Adams said. “We knew that before the pandemic. Now, a lot more people know, and there is a glaring bright light on it, so it’s an opportunity for us to seize.”
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