U.S. Department of Commerce awards $1.2 million broadband infrastructure grant to Bernalillo County

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced a $1.2 million CARES Act grant will be awarded to Bernalillo County for broadband infrastructure.

The grant will fund fiber optic infrastructure construction to support business expansion.

The grant will be matched with $303,147 in local funds and is expected to create 2,400 jobs and generate $190 million in private investment.