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West Virginia Broadband Investment Plan

West Virginia BEAD Pre-Application Deadline Extended to May 30, 2024

CHARLESTON, W.VA — Gov. Jim Justice recently announced that West Virginia has secured $1.2 billion in Broadband Enhancement Access and Deployment (BEAD) funding, which will be used to improve reliable high-speed internet for residents statewide. The West Virginia Department of Economic Development, Office of Broadband, will administer BEAD funds. West Virginia launched its mandatory BEAD Pre-Application Phase on…

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West Virginia Opens BEAD Broadband Deployment Grant Program Pre-application Phase

The West Virginia Department of Economic Development, Office of Broadband, (“WVDED”), will open its BEAD-funded grant program for broadband deployment projects to pre-applications on March 18 and close on May 17, 2024. The WVDED is tasked with deploying local and federal broadband funds, including $1.2 billion in federal Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (“BEAD”) funding…

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Draft Target Areas for BEAD

The West Virginia Department of Economic Development, Office of Broadband, (“WVDED”), is pleased to provide the BEAD Target Areas for review and comment. Comments will be accepted until Friday, April 5.  The WVDED is tasked with deploying local and federal broadband funds, including $1.2 billion in federal Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (“BEAD”) funding for…

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West Virginia Broadband BEAD Pre-Application Webinar

The West Virginia Department of Economic Development (WVDED), in coordination with the Office of Broadband and the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council, will conduct a BEAD Pre-Application Phase Webinar to review the West Virginia BEAD Program, beginning at 9:00 a.m., February 29, 2024. Registration details are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/west-virginia-bead-deployment-webinars-and-workshops-series-webinar-1-tickets-841588904067?aff=oddtdtcreator  The historic BEAD program will fund projects that will expand last-mile broadband…

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Post-Award Notification Process for LEAD Round 3 Preliminary Approvals

Post-Award Notification Process for the Preliminary Approval Announcement made on February 7, 2024. Governor Jim Justice has issued the preliminary approval for ten broadband projects to receive grant funding under the program Line Extension Advancement and Development (LEAD). https://governor.wv.gov/News/press-releases/2024/Pages/default.aspx Internet Service Providers other than the applicant will receive an opportunity to submit data demonstrating that…

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West Virginia Digital Equity Plan Final 2024.01.14

Workforce Non-Deployment Draft Procedures

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BEAD Initial Proposal Volume II Final (March 15, 2024)

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Next Meeting

Broadband Enhancement Council Meeting 2024 Dates:

  • May 9
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 19
  • November 14
  • December 12

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

 

Meetings are online via Google Meet

 

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