Broadband Authority Seeking Public Input The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority (PBDA) announced it gathering public input from community residents, businesses and organizations about its five-year action plan to expand internet access across the Commonwealth using more than $1 billion in federal funding. Your feedback will help drive the focus and development of Pennsylvania’s Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) plan and expand broadband infrastructure for communities lacking reliable, affordable, high-speed internet access. Click here to review the plan. Click here to submit your comments. It will be available through Tuesday, Aug. 8.