Delaware Broadband Initiative
Broadband connectivity remains a top priority for Delaware, and it remains critical to building our innovation economy, supporting education, and enhancing citizen safety. While we have been nationally recognized for some of the fastest broadband speeds in the nation, we face the same challenges of access and affordability as many other states.
Delaware has made significant investments in expanding broadband services, especially over the past decade. Now, funding made available through the American Rescue Plan Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will help us to connect every Delaware home and business.
Governor Carney announces the Delaware Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program to make high-speed wired broadband connections available to every home and business in the First State.
- Grant opened on 10/18/2021.
- Questions submitted by 10/29/2021.
- Responses to questions provided 11/12/2021.
- Submissions by vendors due /17/2021.
With funding made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Delaware was able to:
Delaware partners with Bloosurf to create the Rural Wireless Broadband Initiative.
DTI announces Rural Broadband Pilot.
Investment in expanding fiber backbone from Seaford to Lewes.
Completion of fiber line running from Middletown to Georgetown.