Gov. Kotek: Oregon to receive $689 million for broadband infrastructure

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Gov. Tina Kotek announced Monday that Oregon will receive $688.9 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to imrpove access to affordable, high-speed internet in underserved communities.

According to the governor’s office, the money will be allocated to deploy President Biden’s Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program.

Gov. Kotek said the bill is aimed to “remedy the digital divide” for communities across the state.

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