Several telecommunications companies have tapped into state money available to build out broadband internet infrastructure in unserved and underserved parts of New Mexico. But a lot more money could be required to meet the state's high-speed internet needs.
So far, the state has dished out $38.6 million — out of an available $120 million — to four companies in the form of grants. Non-state funding added an additional $28.3 million to the four companies: Comcast Corp., Central New Mexico Electric Cooperative, Ethos Broadband and Socorro Electric Cooperative. more