​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Office of Broadband Development

The Office of Broadband Development was established in 2022 as the central broadband planning and coordination entity to encourage, foster, develop, and improve broadband within the Commonwealth. The Office aims to improve broadband accessibility for unserved and underserved communities and populations, drive job creation, promote innovation, and expand markets for Kentucky businesses and industries, and serve the needs of Kentucky's agricultural, educational, health care, and public safety systems, governmental operations, and citizens.​​​​​​

BEAD Program Updates

Kentucky's BEAD Challenge Portal is accepting pre-registrations. Click the button below for more information.

​​​​​BEAD Challenge Portal

Challenge Portal Webinar - May 2, 2024