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
The federal Affordable Connectivity Program provides up to $30 a month to pay for internet service. State participation rate is lower than the national rate.
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
The permit process can be complicated and opaque. Schoolchildren are paying the price of delay.