Broadband Opportunity Program brings high-speed internet to underserved Floridians


ILTON, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis announced today broadband projects that will serve parts of Southwest Florida that have gone without it, connecting online users to low lag time.


he Broadband Opportunity Grant Program, administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, awarded more than $144 million dollars to 41 counties and will serve 160,000 residential, educational, business and community locations. A


cording to the DeSantis administration, the SWFL communities that will see changes include: B

okeelia ($63,311) — to add 1.1 miles of fiber optic cable to provide FTTH services to 110 unserved locations within Lee County with minimum symmetrical download and upload speeds

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