FCC Awards $254 Million to Expand Internet Access to Missouri Small Businesses

Missouri Small Business Financing

ST. LOUIS, MO (August 24, 2018) - The Federal Communications Commission allocated $254.7 million to provide over 95,000 small businesses and homes in rural Missouri with broadband internet service.

“Making sure rural Missourians have access to broadband will improve quality of life and enhance economic opportunities,” Senator Roy Blunt said of the program.

Senator Claire McCaskill called it “an important step toward connecting rural communities throughout Missouri with high-speed broadband — a service that is only becoming more and more necessary for small businesses.”

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