Why is high-speed internet important?
High-speed internet is no longer a luxury.
Digital connectivity is an integral part of everyday life. In many ways it has become a necessity for full community participation, employment, lifelong learning and access to essential services.
The Utah Broadband Center needs your help to make
high-speed internet available, accessible and affordable for every Utahn.
Did you know?
Over 15% of Utah households do not have internet subscriptions. (According to the 2021 American Communities Survey)
120,000 Utah households do not have a desktop or laptop computer. (According to the 2021 American Communities Survey)
Our goal is to change this and provide affordable access and resources to the digital world no matter your age, location, cultural background or financial situation.
Help Us Get All of Utah Online
Connecting Utah is developing a statewide Digital Connectivity Plan to guide high-speed internet expansion and deployment across the state — and we need your input.
Scroll down to take a quick survey and to share your story. Your input will help us achieve statewide digital opportunities.
A Local Government or Tribal Employee
Connecting Utah, an initiative of the Utah Broadband Center, is working towards a digitally connected Utah where all are able to fully participate in modern society through access to high-speed internet, useful devices, and tools to achieve digital independence.
The Utah Broadband Center supports high-speed internet development and expansion across the state by:
Ensuring that publicly funded high-speed internet projects are accessible to the public.
Working with internet service providers, local, state, and federal policymakers, consumers, community institutions, and other stakeholders to support internet initiatives, improve efficiencies and expand statewide access and usage.
Developing and implementing a statewide Digital Connectivity Plan and administering high-speed internet access grants.