18. August 2010 · Comments Off · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

The New Mexico counties of Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, northern Santa Fe and five American Indian communities will receive $10.6 million in stimulus grants to improve high-speed Internet infrastructure, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

…The project also will promote energy efficiency by enabling smart grid applications for regional rural electric cooperatives. Officials said local Internet service providers will be able to utilize the new infrastructure to deploy new or improved high-speed Internet service to consumers and businesses.

via New Mexico lands millions in broadband funds – New Mexico Business Weekly.