The State of New Hampshire, Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA) is currently in the process of applying for their federal Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) allocation of $196,560,278.97. It is intended that these funds will be used to deploy broadband infrastructure to 100% of the remaining addresses in NH that currently lack broadband speeds.
Part of this process is to provide an Initial Proposal Volume 1 and an Initial Proposal Volume 2 to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). These documents have been prepared and are posted for review and public comment on the BEA website

All comments must be submitted by December 13, 2023 at 12:00 PM EST.

 Comments can be emailed to or mailed to

Business and Economic Affairs
Office of Broadband Initiatives
100 North Main Street, Suite 100
Concord, NH   03301

 The BEA kindly requests your comments as soon as possible to allow their team to fully review and potentially incorporate them into the proposal submitted to NTIA. Thank you for your participation.