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Kentucky Receives $55.3M in Reconnect Funds

February 11, 2020 By Finley Engineering in

Congratulations to Finey clients Ballard Rural and Duo County for receiving grant funding awards from the USDA Rural Development Reconnect program. The Reconnect program provides grants, loans and grant/loan combinations to advance high-speed broadband deployment throughout rural communities in America. The USDA awarded a total of $55.3M in Kentucky.

– Ballard Rural Telephone Cooperative will use a $2.4 million grant to deploy a fiber-to-the-premises network in rural McCracken County.

– Duo County Telephone Cooperative will receive a $18.7M grant to deploy a fiber-to-the-premises network in rural Adair, Cumberland and Russell counties.

This announcement comes as welcomed news to rural Kentuckians as an additional 12,250 rural households and nearly 100 farms and businesses will be served by this grant funding. Congratulations to our client companies for their hard work and dedication in pursuing ReConnect funds.

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