Grant to bring digital broadcasting to the rural areas
Published: Saturday, August 26th, 2006
Eastern New Mexico University has been awarded a $629,898 grant from the USDA to bring digital broadcasting to the rural areas of eastern New Mexico, according to a press release from Sen. Pete Domenici’s office. The grant will be used to construct digital and high definition television transmitters in Artesia, Fort Sumner, Ruidoso and Tucumcari for KENW-TV which provides local news, educational programming and other services through its student broadcast center. The grant was awarded through the USDA’s Public Television Digital Transition Grant program.
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