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ISPs Must Submit Broadband Data by September 1 In Order to Receive BEAD Funding

As part of the Internet for All initiative, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is responsible for awarding the $48 billion Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program, which will grant each state $100 million and allocate the remaining money based on number of unserved households. NTIA will rely on the data being collected as part of the FCC’s Broadband Data Collection (BDC) to identify these unserved locations. The FCC’s new Broadband Map will be used to help states fund projects that achieve universal high-speed internet access.

Broadband Data Collection Webinar: Slides and Recording Now Available

On July 13, the CBO Data Team hosted the first webinar in our Broadband Data & Mapping Webinar series, focused on Broadband Data Collection. We walked through our process to collect broadband availability data from ISPs, including:

  • The data collection timeline,
  • How ISPs can prepare and submit data,
  • How the CBO processes data, and
  • How and when the data is published

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Advance Colorado Broadband Letter of Intent Webinars Recordings & Slides Available

The Colorado Broadband Office hosted two webinars to review the letter of intent (LOI) to apply for broadband grants. The CBO answered questions on this first step in deploying funds from federal broadband programs.

Recordings and Slides are available below:

June 17, 2022 Recording

June 21, 2022 Recording 

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