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This is the homepage for Alabama’s broadband map, which allows citizens, providers, and public officials to see broadband availability based on technology type, available speeds, and coverage. The site also allows for residents to test their speeds and report no service, while providers can challenge the data found in the map.
The text of an amendment to the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Act, which changes the state’s definition of “unserved area,” expands how state and federal dollars can be used on broadband projects, and increases the percentage of broadband project costs the state can fund.
The strategic plan for the Alabama Digital Expansion Division is designed to help the state achieve its broadband goals, including facilitating broadband expansion, particularly in rural, underserved, and unserved areas; addressing obstacles to broadband adoption; and developing funding strategies for deployment.
This resource discusses challenges and opportunities regarding broadband adoption in Huntsville, Alabama. It highlights state policy developments and recent partnerships that have sought to address broadband adoption and also offers a set of recommendations to improve adoption.
A study, from May 2019, that discusses three key elements of broadband policy success—availability, adoption, and application—as well as statewide priorities such as broadband planning and mapping, and material broadband enhancements to rural hospitals. The plan focuses on rural Alabama and makes a case for why broadband is necessary.
The Resource Library is a curated collection of expert broadband resources, including funding guides, policy analyses, how-tos, and more. Every resource has been verified by the CTC Energy & Technology team, drawing on their more than forty years of expertise. The library is continuously updated as new resources are submitted for review. Search the resource library to find analysis, explainers, and case studies to answer your broadband questions.
The National Broadband Resource Hub is made possible through the generous support of the Ford Foundation and Schmidt Futures. The site is administered by the Broadband Equity Partnership.