• Announcing the New NY Broadband Phase 2 Awardees

    Announcing the New NY Broadband Phase 2 Awardees

  • In New York, Bringing Broadband to Everyone by End of 2018

  •  Governor Cuomo Announces $31.3 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the Mohawk Valley

    Governor Cuomo Announces $31.3 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the Mohawk Valley

  • Governor Cuomo Announces $39.2 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the Capital Region

    Governor Cuomo Announces $39.2 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the Capital Region

  •  Governor Cuomo Announces $31.5 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the North Country

    Governor Cuomo Announces $31.5 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the North Country

  • Governor Cuomo Announces $1.3 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the Mid-Hudson Region

    Governor Cuomo Announces $1.3 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the Mid-Hudson Region

  • Governor Cuomo Announces $18.3 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards For Central New York

    Governor Cuomo Announces $18.3 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards For Central New York

  • www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-66-million-new-ny-broadband-program-round-ii-awards-finger-lakes

    Governor Cuomo Announces $6.6 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the Finger Lakes

  • Governor Cuomo Announces $44 Million In New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for Southern Tier

    Governor Cuomo Announces $38.8 Million in New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for the Southern Tier

  • Governor Cuomo Announces $44 Million In New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for Western New York

    Governor Cuomo Announces $44 Million In New NY Broadband Program Round II Awards for Western New York

  • Support Governor Cuomo's Broadband for All Campaign

    Support Governor Cuomo's Broadband for All Campaign

  • $170 million in Federal funding secured to expand broadband Upstate

    $170 million in Federal funding secured to expand broadband Upstate

  • NYS is Ranked #1 in the Nation for Broadband Activity and Investment

    NYS is Ranked #1 in the Nation for Broadband Activity and Investment

The NYS Broadband Program Office

In today’s economy, broadband is no longer a luxury, it is a necessity. Like electricity and telephone service a century ago, broadband represents a critical foundation for economic growth, job creation and a better way of life. Across industries, broadband is redefining how we provide education and healthcare, manage energy, ensure public safety and how we store, access and share information.

Access to broadband is a necessity for the continued economic success of New York State. Yet, despite their urgent need for broadband, approximately 2.5 million Housing Units in New York State have either limited or no access to high-speed Internet, creating a digital divide between those communities with the ability to participate in the global economy, and those communities without such access.

Serving as the state’s single point of contact for broadband issues, the NYS Broadband Program Office’s (BPO) mission is to increase economic and social opportunities through universal broadband deployment. By identifying broadband needs, and developing unique solutions, the BPO is helping to close the digital divide that exists and ensuring all New Yorkers have access to high-speed internet, making Governor Cuomo's goal of 'broadband for all' a reality.

For inquiries please contact Ana Rua, Director of Outreach at ana.rua@esd.ny.gov