The Colorado Broadband Office's Data Team has officially concluded data processing efforts for the Spring 2022 data collection cycle. Please visit the Colorado Broadband Map to view the updated dataset showing broadband availability in Colorado. The map can be used to search broadband service providers and view broadband speeds.
As required by HB21-1109, the Broadband Deployment Board (BDB) is developing a request for proposal (RFP) process “under which, for each calendar year, the board reserves up to sixty percent of the HCSM money allocated for broadband deployment to award grants to proposed projects that serve critically unserved areas identified by the office, including any critically unserved areas within the boundaries of an indian reservation located within the state.”
The CBO has posted a Request For Proposals (RFP) for Grant Services Program consulting and development for the Colorado Broadband Office Capital Project Funds (CPF) Grant Program. The RFP was published April 1 and closes May 2 at 2 p.m. MDT.
On March 22, the Broadband Deployment Board decided to postpone the application review meetings for the Winter 2022 grant cycle originally scheduled for March 29 and 31.
The Universal Service Administration Company (USAC) is hosting training webinars for service providers to learn about the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP):
On Mar. 3 the CBO held an Executive Order Discussion to discuss the details of Executive Order D 2022 009. The discussion focused on the elements of the Broadband Strategic Plan, including the roadmap, the process for soliciting feedback and engaging industry and community leaders, and strategies to address digital connectivity across the state.
The Broadband Deployment Board (Board) made decisions in recent meetings regarding Board Policies:
Learn how Roaring Fork Valley partners continue to expand broadband services throughout their region by leveraging existing fiber optic, radio communications and data center resources.
Governor Polis Signs Executive Order to Bring Reliable, Affordable, High-Speed Broadband Internet Access to Coloradans
On Feb. 17, Governor Polis signed an Executive Order directing the Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) to develop a Broadband Strategic Plan to connect 99% of Colorado households to high-speed broadband by 2027.