32,638 MN households enroll in Emergency Broadband Benefits

USAC (Universal Service Admin Co) reports on enrollments and claims for Emergency Broadband Benefits (EBB). As of June 7, 32,638 MN households had enrolled. According to Erik Flock at E-Rate Central, that is 1.5 percent of the Minnesota total households. Compared to other states, Minnesota ranks 30th for adoption rates. Louisiana has highest adoption rate (4.7 percent) and North Dakota has the lowest (.2 percent) with the statewide adoption rate is 1.9 percent.

Want to know more about EBB? Or want to help others find out about it? Send them to GetEmergencyBroadband.org.

This entry was posted in Digital Divide, Funding, MN, Opportunities by Ann Treacy. Bookmark the permalink.

About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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