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West Virginia Broadband Investment Plan

West Virginians Encouraged to Challenge the FCC Broadband Map before January 13

The West Virginia Office of Broadband and the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council ask that all West Virginians review their data as listed on the new National Broadband Map. The map was released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on November 18, 2022. West Virginia residents are encouraged to review the new National Broadband Map…

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Review WV Locations on the National Broadband Map by January 13, 2023

West Virginia residents are encouraged to review the new National Broadband Map to help ensure accuracy. The West Virginia Office of Broadband and the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council ask that all West Virginians review their location data and broadband availability data on the new National Broadband Map, released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC),…

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Preliminary Approval Announcement

The West Virginia Department of Economic Development has preliminarily selected six applicants to receive an award pursuant to a request for grant funding under the GigReady Incentive Program and Major Broadband Project Strategies (MBPS) Program. The complete list of addresses passed can be found in the CSV file below. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) may submit…

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Gov. Justice announces $55.3 million in grant funding for major broadband projects across West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice today announced the preliminary approval of more than $55.3 million in GigReady and Major Broadband Project Strategies Program (MBPS) funds to broadband infrastructure projects throughout the state. This announcement includes applications received under Gov. Justice’s West Virginia Broadband Investment Plan and the first announcement for preliminary approvals made under the GigReady Program.The…

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Preliminary Approval Announcement

Line Extension Advancement and Development Program August 11, 2022 The West Virginia Department of Economic Development has preliminarily selected Altice USA to receive two awards pursuant to a request for grant funding under the Line Extension Advancement and Development (LEAD) Program.  The projects’ Proposed Project Funded Service Areas are located in Jackson, Kanawha, and Lincoln,…

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Next Meeting

Broadband Enhancement Council Meeting Upcoming Dates:

  • December 8, 2022
  • January 12, 2023
  • February 9, 2023
  • March 9, 2023

Council Meetings are the second Thursday of every month at 10:00am unless noted otherwise.

Meetings are currently held via Google Meets due to COVID-19.

To register for meetings please use this form: Registration Form

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