Nevada State Broadband Office

Nevada State Broadband Office Overview

Nevada Broadband Grant Award Status

BEAD: $416.7 M

Nevada 5 Year Plan
Initial Proposal v1
Challenge Window
Initial Proposal v2
Application Window
Awards Announced

Treasury Capital Projects Fund: $135.6 M

Treasury Approved
Application Window
Awards Announced

Broadband Office Name:
Governor's Office of Science, Innovation, and Technology

Nevada Broadband Director

Brian Mitchell

About Governor's Office of Science, Innovation, and Technology

Broadband programs: Nevada Connect Kids Initiative: The Nevada Connect Kids was created to increase broadband Internet access, adoption, and use across the state.

According to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Nevada has a "Broadband Whole Community Connectivity Program. OSIT has partnered with 6 Nevada counties and municipalities to help rural Nevadans take advantage of telemedicine resources, attain higher levels of education and access specialized online training, and add superior broadband access. The Broadband Whole Community Connectivity 2020 report can be found here.

The Nevada Ready 21: A statewide initiative providing 24-hour access to a laptop for Nevada middle and high school students.

Funding for broadband: NV Education Broadband Grant: These funds can be used to build out networks and provide better connectivity and equipment for school districts, charter schools, and students.

Nevada received $136 million through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 of which most of that would go towards supporting broadband connectivity.

In October, the state received roughly $1 million from the Economic Development Administration which would largely go forward to assisting in the revitalization of the state’s supply chain and supporting the analysis of broadband capabilities.

Nevada, according to BroadbandNow, ranked 35th in the United States.

Nevada Broadband Articles

Nevada Broadband Investment Maps

Nevada broadband investment map ready strength rank

Nevada Map of Ready Strength Rank

Nevada broadband investment map yield on cost

Nevada Yield on Cost Maps

Nevada broadband investment pricing and competition map

Nevada Pricing & Competition Map

Nevada broadband investment map business establishments

Nevada Map of Business Establishments in Underserved Areas

Nevada broadband investment map small business establishments

Nevada Small Business Establishments Map

Nevada broadband investment map anchor institutions

Nevada Map of Anchor Institutions

Nevada broadband investment map provider coverage

Nevada Provider Coverage Maps

Nevada broadband investment map BSLs

Map of Nevada Broadband Serviceable Locations