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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Rhode Island Broadband Initiative - Take the Speed Test and Survey

Rhode Island has launched a broadband initiative and we need your help!

Rhode Island Commerce has begun a state-wide broadband initiative to leverage historic levels of federal funding in order to close the digital divide within our state. This funding will facilitate deployment of broadband to unserved and underserved locations, creating more affordable broadband for the residents and businesses of Rhode Island and encouraging digital equity efforts.

Review the draft Broadband Strategic Plan

The draft Rhode Island Broadband and Digital Equity Strategic Plan describes the digital connectivity goals for the state, the principles guiding the state's efforts, and action items to begin implementation.  Review and comment on the draft Rhode Island Broadband and Digital Equity Strategic Plan.

Take the Speed Test and Survey!

Just a few minutes of your time can help the state understand what our internet needs are. If you're ready to help improve broadband internet in Rhode Island, go to and take the Broadband Speed Test and Survey!

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