USDA Invests Nearly $10 Million for Broadband in Maine’s Rural, Coastal and Island Communities

ARROWSIC, Maine, Jan. 30, 2020 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Donald “DJ” LaVoy visited the Arrowsic Volunteer Fire Station to announce a $9.87 million investment in four infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 4,527 households and 215 businesses in rural Maine. This is one of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments.