Community Broadband Action Network (CBAN) is hosting a webinar about the upcoming round of grants from the federal Digital Equity Act following the recent announcement that digital equity plans for all 50 states have been approved. The grants will first be available through states and later directly through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Iowa is eligible […]

The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced April 11 it has accepted the Digital Equity plan for all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. The plans were created under the Digital Equity Act, which provides $2.75 billion nationally to establish three grant programs that aim to ensure that all people and communities have […]

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has announced that Iowa can apply to receive more than $8.4 million to help provide the tools, skills and opportunities needed for individuals to benefit from internet access. The funds are a part of more than $800 million NTIA has made available nationally as part […]

The Iowa Department of Management’s Office of the Chief Information Officer has announced more than 50 public town hall-style meetings to get feedback from Iowans on digital services, including broadband, in their area. Attendees will hear a short presentation on digital services followed by a discussion with the audience on the barriers and potential solutions […]