Press/News Category Archives: Broadband

Idaho Broadband Advisory Board Announces July Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Broadband Advisory Board Announces July Meeting BOISE, Idaho (July 15, 2021) – The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board will meet on Monday, July 26, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. MDT. During the meeting, the board will review Idaho Broadband Grant Applications for the

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Notice of Request for Information

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov   Notice of Request for Information BOISE, Idaho (June 25, 2021) – The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board is requesting information on broadband infrastructure needs in the state of Idaho. This information will be submitted in the form of a broadband infrastructure project proposal. Broadband project proposals

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Idaho Broadband Grant Program Applications Open June 18

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Broadband Grant Program Applications Open June 18 BOISE, Idaho (June 18, 2021) — The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board and Idaho Department of Commerce will begin accepting applications for the Idaho Broadband Grant program on June 18 at 5:00 p.m. MST. Applications must be submitted

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Idaho Broadband Advisory Board Announces Special June Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Broadband Advisory Board Announces Special June Meeting BOISE, Idaho (June 15, 2021) – The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board will meet on Thursday, June 17, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. MST. The board is responsible for creating a statewide broadband plan for structuring,

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Idaho Commerce Request for Public Comment

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov   Notice of Request for Public Comment BOISE, Idaho (June 7, 2021) – The  Idaho Broadband Advisory Board is seeking public comment on revisions to the Idaho Broadband Fund grant guidelines. The revisions reflect the board’s decision to remove the cap on the award amount and

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New Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Could Assist Nearly One-Third of Idahoans

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov   New Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Could Assist Nearly One-Third of Idahoans   Program may lower the monthly cost of broadband service for hundreds of thousands of Idahoans for remote work, learning and other uses BOISE, Idaho (June 7, 2021) — Nearly one-third of Idahoans may

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Idaho Broadband Advisory Board Announces Special June Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Broadband Advisory Board Announces Special June Meeting BOISE, Idaho (June 4, 2021) – The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board will meet on Monday, June 7, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. MST. The board is responsible for creating a statewide broadband plan for structuring,

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Idaho Broadband Advisory Board Announces First Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Broadband Advisory Board Announces First Meeting BOISE, Idaho (May 25, 2021) – The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST. The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board was created within the Idaho Department of Commerce by

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Ziply™ Fiber bringing gig-speed fiber to 22 new markets in 2021

  Ziply™ Fiber bringing gig-speed fiber to 22 new markets in 2021 State officials applaud the company’s fiber construction and service launches; Since the company began in May 2020, Ziply Fiber has expanded fiber to 17 new markets and added more than 400 employees across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana Kirkland, Washington — April 30,

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Over $38 Million Awarded for Broadband Expansion in Idaho

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov Over $38 Million Awarded for Broadband Expansion in Idaho BOISE, Idaho (January 21, 2021)— The Idaho Department of Commerce granted $38,361,250 to complete 83 broadband expansion projects in Idaho through the Idaho Broadband Grant. The grant funded projects across Idaho improved broadband infrastructure

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