Accuracy in the new national broadband map is key in determining how much of the $42.5 billion in broadband infrastructure funds Colorado could receive.
Colorado Broadband Office
Colorado awarded $5.9 million to figure out how to use $100 million to improve broadband service
The planning and digital equity grants come from the Department of Commerce as part of the massive infrastructure bill passed by Congress.
Colorado is challenging 13,000 speed inaccuracies in the new federal broadband map
The draft FCC broadband maps show Colorado is covered by fast broadband service. But are we? The state wants residents to help check the map
How Colorado plans to cover 99% of the state with super-fast internet
Brandy Reitter, who experiences subpar broadband service while living in Eagle, is leading the Broadband Office’s effort to spend nearly $1 billion in federal funds to get Coloradans access to fiber internet
Colorado will get at least $100 million, possibly $1 billion, from infrastructure bill to end digital divide
Colorado’s efforts to end its rural digital divide could finally happen with the $1 trillion U.S. infrastructure bill, currently awaiting President Joe Biden’s signature. At least $100 million for broadband infrastructure will end up in Colorado, but it could be much more, said Tony Neal-Graves, chief information officer and executive director of the Colorado Office […]
Hundreds of thousands of Coloradans qualify for a $50 broadband internet credit. So why aren’t they seizing it?
A $50 credit on monthly internet service could mean the difference between having broadband and not having internet at all. But from the looks of federal data, there hasn’t been much interest in claiming the money made available by the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. The program launched in May and provides low-income consumers up to […]
Colorado reaches 91% rural broadband coverage as efforts to improve internet for Ute Tribes move forward
One look at Colorado’s official broadband map and Bernadette Cuthair will tell you it’s wrong. As the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe’s director of planning & development, Cuthair has been working to help her community access faster internet service. But the current broadband map makes it seem like the southwestern town of Towaoc, the base for […]