Broadband in Colorado

Broadband in Colorado

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State of Collaboration

The State of Colorado’s broadband efforts are driven by collaboration, leveraging funding opportunities and partnerships with local, state, and federal governments, communities, private industry and other organizations to ensure Colorado has robust and scalable broadband infrastructure.

About the Colorado Broadband Office

The Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) leads the statewide effort to expand broadband coverage and quality for all Coloradans and coordinates all broadband efforts for Colorado.

Learn more about the CBO and meet the team

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Boards

Broadband Advisory Board

The Broadband Advisory Board (BAB) focuses on collaboration and coordination of broadband efforts for Colorado. 

Visit the BAB page

Broadband Deployment Board & Fund

The Broadband Deployment Board (BDB) provides grants through the Broadband Fund to deploy broadband service in unserved areas of the state. 

Visit the BDB and Broadband Fund page

Partner Agencies

Department of Local Affairs

The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) supports broadband planning and middle mile infrastructure efforts of local governments through a grant program funded by the Energy/Mineral Impact Assistance Fund (EIAF).

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Colorado Department of Transportation

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) deploys fiber through their capital projects along state highways and works with providers to expand broadband through their right of way public private partnership process.

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Office of Economic Development & International Trade

The Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) relies on broadband services to support rural economic development efforts and promotes broadband infrastructure investment through enterprise zone and opportunity zone tax incentives.

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Colorado Department of Education

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) supports connectivity for families, educators, school districts and communities.

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Office of eHealth Innovation

The Office of eHealth Innovation (OeHI) works with healthcare providers to understand how broadband affects their patients and the reliance of telehealth innovation on broadband.

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Office of the Future of Work

The Office of the Future of Work (OFOW) is the lead office for Digital Literacy and Inclusion coordination, research, and policy development and leads the Broadband Advisory Board Subcommittee on Digital Literacy and Inclusion (SDLI).

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Resources

Learn about broadband

Visit our Learning Center to learn about:

  • Broadband 101
  • Digital Divide
  • Legislation and policy
  • Glossary
  • FAQs

Visit the Learning Center

Maps & data

Visit our Data & Mapping Hub to find:

  • Broadband Maps
  • Broadband Data
  • Data submission guidance
  • Speed test and surveys

Visit the Data & Mapping Hub

Digital equity

Digital Equity is a state in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy. Broadband access is a key component of digital equity.

Learn about Digital Equity