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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ABC for Students Program a “game changer” and “life saver” for Alabama schools

March 29, 2021

Over 200,000 Alabama students have been connected to broadband service through the ABC for Students Program. Governor Kay Ivey committed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to deliver free internet access to eligible K-12 students in their homes this school year. The State of Alabama is using the funds to purchase internet […]

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Broadband Alabama

  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 This order rescinded Executive Orders 9 and 42 and established the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs as the agency to assume all powers, duties,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 Order 704   Alabama […]

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