Broadband Mapping Program
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Welcome to the state
of Connecticut Broadband
Initiative website. Public-private partnerships will drive gigabit speeds into the state
and local economies.
{CT gig map}   A collaboration of Connecticut municipalities has solicited proposals from potential Internet service provider partners to create gigabit speed fiber networks across Connecticut.
Economic development and advances in education and healthcare rely on broadband and on the knowledge and tools to leverage that infrastructure.
   Latest News
Connecticut State Broadband Office
signed into law by Governor Malloy, 7/1/15 

10/4/15- Digital Divide: Northwest hills of Connecticut struggle to gain broadband access.  By Stephen Singer, AP Business Writer. 
While incumbent telephone and cable providers do not see a business case for investing in the rural areas of the state, local officials and residents say limited cellphone and high-speed Internet access stall business growth and undermine schools that depend on the web.
Its difficult to attract people to that kind of a landscape, said state Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz.  State Rep. Roberta Willis, D-Salisbury, accuses telecommunications companies of failing to do enough to build broadband networks. You just cant say its the topography and walk away, she said. If electricity companies were deregulated like this there would be no electricity in my district.

UConn Broadband Survey
UConn, in conjunction with the Connecticut Technology Council and the CTgig Project, is conducting this survey on residential internet speed and usage.