Highlights of Broadband Projects in Mississippi
  • Regional wireless provider C Spire used the Google Fiber business plan as a blueprint for building its own fiber-to-the-home network to bring a 1Gbps fiber network to Mississippi.
  • “Zap the Gap” is an effort to improve cellular telephone, broadband internet, and natural gas service to rural Mississippi.
  • Since 2010, Mississippi Broadband Connect Coalition has been awarded $7,011,691 in federal grants for Mississippi’s Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $102,364,489, accounting for 2.9% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Mississippi.