Indiana launches new connectivity program to improve broadband access for home, business owners

INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) – Hoosier home and business owners who lack quality internet service now have a new resource to get ahold of faster internet speeds.

On Monday, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) launched the Indiana Connectivity Program, which allows Hoosiers to apply for faster broadband if they live in an area where that is not readily available. The new connectivity program was established after S.B. 377 was passed in the most recent Indiana General Assembly session.

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Lt. Gov. Crouch says the connectivity program will provide a more accurate look at which areas of the state lack sufficient broadband service.

“This program empowers Hoosiers,” said Lt. Gov. Crouch. “While we have FCC maps about broadband and who’s connected and who’s not, it is not accurate. So this information will allow us…

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