$22.7M in NY grants awarded for high-speed broadband in Mohawk Valley

A total of $22.7 million in grants for high-speed broadband have been awarded throughout the Mohawk Valley, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Posted: Mar 1, 2018 5:45 PM

A total of $22.7 million in grants for high-speed broadband have been awarded throughout the Mohawk Valley, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

The funding is being awarded through the New NY Broadband Program Round III, and the grants are expected to provide 13,302 homes and other locations with access to high-speed internet, according to Cuomo.

The following locations will be benefiting the following local locations:

HERKIMER COUNTY
Warren
State grant: $1,286,923
Total investment: $3,579,939
Locations addressed: 408

Stark
State grant: $863,102
Total investment:$2,555,258
Locations addressed: 265

Danube
State grant: $839,611
Total investment: $2,422,235
Locations addressed: 259

Columbia
State grant: $622,632
Total investment: $1,343,881
Locations addressed: 250

Salisbury
State grant: $536,551
Total investment: $1,568,396 222

ONEIDA COUNTY
Florence
State grant: $1,632,404
Total investment: $4,546,724
Locations addressed: 465

Annsville
State grant: $1,041,597
Total investment: $3,117,899
Locations addressed: 302

Verona
State grant: $560,532
Total investment: $1,476,479
Locations addressed: 163

Lee
State grant: $167,744
Total investment: $448,394
Locations addressed:168

Camden
State grant: $131,647
Total investment: $433,231
Locations addressed: 99

OTSEGO COUNTY
Westford
State grant: $1,249,054
Total investment: $2,691,565
Locations addressed: 552

New Lisbon
State grant: $779,101
Total investment: $1,829,915
Locations addressed: 202

Worcester
State grant: $733,952
Total investment: $1,386,312
Locations addressed: 255

Hartwick
State grant: $507,997
Total investment: $1,099,719
Locations addressed: 220

Springfield
State grant: $499,551
Total investment: $1,386,153
Locations addressed: 303

Locations in Fulton, Montgomery and Scoharie counties will also benefit from the grants.

According to Cuomo, 11 awarded projects will address unserved territories in the Mohawk Valley. Nearly 1,000 miles of broadband infrastructure will be deployed, providing residents and companies across the region with access to new economic opportunities.

Cuomo says that when the New NY Broadband Program was launched in 2015, 99.6 percent of Mohawk Valley residents - over 236,000 homes - lacked access to broadband.

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