Broadband office is contemplating a statewide subsidy program should federal money for affordable internet dry up
The money, part of the federal Infrastructure Act of 2021, was more than state officials expected. It’s enough to get 99% of households to “adequate” internet service.
More than 160 cities, towns and counties opted out of Senate Bill 152, and some built their own gigabit service that was 4,000 times faster. But there were other reasons for the repeal.
If we want to connect every home and every farm, even in Colorado’s rugged remote areas, we need to get real about which areas are truly underserved.
After challenging thousands of incorrect data points on a national map, Colorado stands to gain millions of dollars more in federal funding
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.
The planning and digital equity grants come from the Department of Commerce as part of the massive infrastructure bill passed by Congress.
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
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’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 […]