NTIA IIJA : $445 M - $451.5 Million
for broadband grants (anticipated). Affecting factors include network speed and population.
Treasury CPF: $135.6 Million
for broadband grants (anticipated).
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.