State seeks feedback from Alabamians on broadband access

September 21, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Want to see further improvements in broadband access in Alabama? Here’s is a simple way Alabamians can help. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is requesting information about broadband internet access and speed from Alabama residents and businesses. Alabamians are encouraged to take the speed survey at https://alabama.speedsurvey.org/ to help the […]

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Broadband Webinars and Workshops

Broadband Technology 101 Webinar Broadband Technology 101 Webinar Slide Deck    Alabama Community Broadband Technical Assistance Program Webinar Alabama Community Broadband Technical Assistance Program Webinar Slide Deck   Federal Broadband Funding Webinar Federal Broadband Funding Webinar Slide Deck   Alabama Statewide Middle-Mile Network Grant Application Workshop Alabama Statewide Middle-Mile Network Grant Application Workshop Presentation   […]

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Awarded Projects

Full List Awarded Projects   By Year: 2022 Comcast – Blount County Comcast – Cherokee County Comcast – Colbert County Comcast – Mobile County Comcast – St. Clair County Farmers Telecommunications Corp. – DeKalb County Farmers Telecommunications Corp. – Jackson County Spectrum – Lauderdale County Spectrum – Walker County   2021 Comcast – Colbert County […]

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Submitted Broadband Grant Applications and Letters of Intent

2022 Ardmore Telephone Company, Inc. AT&T Brightspeed Broadlife Communications Central Alabama Electric Cooperative Comcast Cable Communications, LLC Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative C-Spire Cullman Electric Cooperative eFootprints Farmers Telecommunications Corporation GoNetSpeed Hayneville Fiber Transport Joe Wheeler EMC Corp. JMF Solutions, Inc. Knology of Alabama, Inc. (Wow Internet) Mediacom Communications Micro-Comm Telecommunications MonCre Telephone Cooperative, Inc. New […]

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Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund Grant Application and Implementation

2023 Program Grant Application 2023 ABAF Grant Application Guide 2023 ABAF Grant Application 2023 ABAF Program Guide 2023 ABAF Frequently Asked Questions 2023 ABAF Rating Criteria   Program Implementation Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund 2022 Program Guide Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund 2021 Program Guide Sample Letter of Conditional Commitment Certificate of Compliance with the Beason-Hammon Act […]

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Plans and Reports

Connectivity Plan Alabama Connectivity Plan   Annual Reports Annual Report – December 2021 Annual Report – January 2021 2021 Report Slides 2019 Annual Report for the Broadband Accessibility Fund 2018 Annual Report for the Broadband Accessibility Fund

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Alabama Digital Expansion Division

Alabama Connectivity Plan PDF   Overview On April 26, 2017, Governor Kay Ivey issued Executive Order 704. This order rescinded Executive Orders 9 and 42 and established the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs as the agency to assume all powers, duties, responsibilities, authority, and obligations belonging to the Office of Broadband Development. Executive […]

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