|2021||#51 of 87||75.26%|
|2020||#58 of 87||69.66%|
|2019||#57 of 87||67.81%|
|2018||#37 of 87||66.63%|
|2017||#30 of 87||65.08%|
Rank: 51 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)
Houston County broadband has improved incrementally in the last year, likely due to a MN State Broadband grant with AcenTek in 2019.
Projected allocation of American Recovery Project ARP funds in Houston is $3,607,355; broadband is one possible use.
They have seen improvement but without receiving a grant last year and a history of not much change, it seems unlikely that they will get to ubiquitous broadband and so they are code red.
Find more articles on broadband in Houston County. (http://tinyurl.com/zst4kf5)
Number of Providers
As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED
Households with Device Access
Has Worked with Blandin Foundation
Has Received MN Grant(s)
2019: AcenTek – Rural Houston Exchange FTTH – GRANT $2,895,318
U.S. Congress: CD 1
MN Senate: 28
MN House: 28B