WIA Statement on BEAD Allocation Announcement

ARLINGTON, Va.—Please attribute the following statement to WIA President and CEO Patrick Halley:

“Congratulations to NTIA Administrator Alan Davidson and the entire NTIA team on today’s BEAD allocation announcement. Now, the focus on implementing the largest ever government investment in broadband expansion transfers to the states. Through the deployment of next generation wireless and fiber networks, supported by targeted investment in workforce development programs and smart permitting policies, every state in America has a generational opportunity to connect communities that need it most.”