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.
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.
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.
Recording available: January Lunch & Learn webinar featuring Motorola Solutions Nitro - Private LTE Solution
Learn how Motorola Solutions Nitro focuses on offering broadband connectivity to underserved communities by
On Thursday, Dec. 16, the Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) appointed Brandy Reitter as Executive Director to lead the Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) in the midst of historic funding opportunities that have the potential to bring reliable broadband to every community across the state. OIT Deputy Executive Director Julia Richman will continue to lead the CBO until Reitter joins the state in February 2022.
The November Lunch & Learn webinar featured Tim Miles, Technology Director for Steamboat and South Routt Schools. He discussed how Steamboat Schools has become involved in three broadband consortia to better internet connectivity for itself, its close neighbors, others on the broadband path, and its peers throughout Colorado. Tim talked about the three consortia:
The October Lunch & Learn featured Corey Bryndal from Region 10. Region 10 leverages resources to help build strong communities, and in this session we learned how they advance connectivity for Delta, Montrose, Hinsdale, Gunnison, Ouray and San Miguel counties through senior services, small-business services and regional development support. The Region 10 broadband project encompasses over 600 miles of fiber and 16 carrier-neutral locations.
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) was provided $5,000,000 in American Rescue Plan funds during the last Colorado legislative session under HB21-1289. While waiting for federal guidance on provisions related to use of these funds, DOLA would like to gauge interest from government entities across the state. If you represent a local or regional government, please fill out the Broadband Middle Mile Interconnectivity Interest Survey.