USDA Invests $12 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Louisiana
The United States Department of Agriculture is investing approximately $12 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Louisiana. Star Telephone Company Inc. will use a $6.1 million ReConnect grant, and a $6.1 million Reconnect loan to deploy a fiber-to-premises network. This high-speed broadband network will connect 3,857 people, 69 businesses, 149 farms, five educational facilities and two essential community facilities in Rapides, Concordia, Pointe Coupee, Avoyelles and Evangeline parishes in Louisiana.
Trump Administration Invests $12 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Louisiana