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Missouri on Track to Expand Broadband Internet

(Missourinet) Governor Mike Parson has announced plans to use more than 400-million dollars to increase internet access to more Missourians.
That money is from the American Rescue Plan Act (or ARPA) to increase broadband internet access, adoption of new programs and offer statewide assistance.
BJ Tanksley is the director of the Missouri Office of Broadband Development.
He says he and his team are working to increase broadband access in every corner of the state affecting hundreds of thousands of Missourians.
He says the ARPA funds will help with improve the infrastructure and help with broadband literacy.


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