USDA Invests $15.5 Million in Broadband for Rural Louisiana Communities

ALEXANDRIA, La., Jan. 28, 2020 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Louisiana State Director Roy Holleman announced USDA has invested $15.5 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 2,609 rural households, 12 pre-subscribed businesses and 16 pre-subscribed farms in Iberville, Pointe Coupee and St. Landry parishes. This is one of many funding announcements in the final round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments.