Arizona gets $1 billion for broadband, part of $43B federal program

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WASHINGTON – Arizona will get just under $1 billion in federal funding for high-speed internet access improvement, part of more than $42.45 billion released Monday by the Commerce Department.

Arizona’s $993.1 million share of the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment – or BEAD – program will be managed by the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), which has been planning since December how it will allocate what Gov. Katie Hobbs called the “historic broadband investment.”

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