MN Low-Density Pilot Broadband Development Grant Program Applications Received— challenge process begins

An update from the Office of Broadband Development…

Eighty-eight (88) applications for the 2023 Border-to-Border and Low-Density Pilot Broadband Development grant program were received by the March 2nd deadline. The Office of Broadband Development has initiated the challenge process required by Minnesota law (Minn. Stat. 116J.395 subd. 5a) concurrent with its review of the applications. A list of the applications filed and instructions on how to file a challenge, if necessary, are available on our website and under the “2023 Application Process” tab.  A downloadable GIS layer of the 2023 application areas will be available on our interactive broadband map or around Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Any provider wishing to challenge an application must complete the 2023 Challenge Form and submit via email to by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 651-259-7610 or via email at

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

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