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WA to receive $1.2 Billion for Broadband Infrastructure thanks to Cantwell and Murray

Broadband Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2023—Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the State of Washington will receive $1,227,742,066 from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to help expand broadband access to areas that […]

Residents are strongly urged to verify broadband coverage on FCC map

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Snohomish County, Wash., December 19, 2022 – Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers urges residents and businesses to review the accuracy of their broadband coverage in the recently released Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) National Broadband Map. The federal government will use this map to distribute billions in funding to close broadband access gaps throughout the country. […]

Snohomish County awarded $16.7M grant to expand broadband access

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., January 19, 2022 – The Washington State Broadband Office today announced funding for 13 construction projects that will deliver reliable, high-speed internet access in 14 communities when completed. The $145 million in Broadband Infrastructure Acceleration grants move Washington another step closer to its ambitious goal of connecting all residents of the state […]

Councilmembers Nehring and Low discuss broadband with FCC Chair


EVERETT, Wash., August 27, 2021 – This morning, Snohomish County Councilmembers Nate Nehring and Sam Low joined Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) for a conversation about rural broadband with Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel. The meeting, held via Zoom, included select broadband stakeholders sharing their collective goal of expanding reliable broadband access to residents and businesses […]

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