Final BTOP Round 1 grant awards announced

The final recipients of Round 1 Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) were announced in a press release from the Department of Commerce.  The first recipients from Round 2 should be announced this summer. 

One multi-state grant was awarded to One Economy Corporation.  The list of states included Maryland.  According to the press release, the award was:

 “$28.5 million sustainable broadband adoption grant with an additional $23 million applicant-provided match to implement a comprehensive program of computer training, wireless Internet access, broadband awareness marketing, and online content and applications to residents of 159 affordable and public housing developments and low-income communities in 50 cities and towns across 31 states and the District of Columbia.”

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