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Colorado Carrier Neutral Locations List Now Available

Multiple Carrier Neutral Locations (CNLs) across the state have been partially-funded by the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA). These sites, which are independent of any network provider, facilitate broadband deployment and create a redundant infrastructure.

View the status (complete, in progress, and future site) and approximate location of these CNLs on this list.

Colorado to Receive $826.5M for Affordable, Reliable, High-Speed Internet

The day has finally come! After much anticipation, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced today the state allocations for the Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) funds. Colorado is set to receive $826,522,650.

As part of the Biden administration's "Internet for All" program, the money is earmarked to ensure the delivery of affordable, reliable, high-speed internet.

Now Accepting Applications for $162M Capital Projects Fund

The Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) opened our Advance Colorado Broadband - Capital Projects Fund grant program (Advance-CPF) on June 20.

Through Advance-CPF, Colorado has $162 million to award for broadband infrastructure projects that will deliver high-speed broadband to homes and businesses, primarily in rural areas, where the majority of Colorado's unserved population resides.

Applications are due by Aug. 21, 2023. 

Advance Colorado Consult Group

We are establishing an Advance Colorado Consult Group to solicit input from key stakeholders on Advance Colorado Broadband grant programs. Our ideal advisory group comprises of industry associations, local governments, Tribal territories, other State agencies, NTIA, broadband consumers and other key stakeholders. CBO will accept nominations until July 1, 2023.