Grants Awarded: Broadband Infrastructure Projects

Below is a list of all BTOP Infrastructure grants announced to date. The title of each grant recipient is linked to an information page about that grant, including a link to all BTOP progress reports filed by the recipient to date.

Recipientsort icon Project Total Award State
Adams County Communications Center, Inc. (ADCOM) ADCOM 911 – DIA Regional Broadband Network $12,137,422
Appalachian Valley Fiber Network Appalachian Valley Fiber Network $21,286,914
Bend Cable Communications, LLC (BendBroadband) Central Oregon Fiber Alliance $4,418,765
Bloomingdale Communications Inc. Van Buren County Fiber Ring $5,646,473
BlueBird Media, LLC Northern Missouri Ultra-High Capacity Middle Mile $45,145,250
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband $22,534,776
Bristol Virginia Utilities Board Southwest Virginia Middle Mile Project $22,698,010
Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative BIT Wireless Broadband Initiative $18,983,648
California Broadband Cooperative, Inc. Digital 395 Middle Mile $81,148,788
Centennial Board of Cooperative Educational Services (CBOCES) transferred to Eagle-Net Alliance Colorado Community Anchors Broadband Consortium-Connecting Colorado’s Middle Mile $100,635,190
Central Valley Independent Network, LLC The Central Valley Next Generation Broadband Infrastructure Project $46,619,757
Citizens Telephone Co-Operative New River Valley Regional Open Access Network $9,237,760
City of Charlotte CharMeck Connect $16,702,490
City of Williamstown, Kentucky Deployment of Broadband to Corinth, Ky., and Other Areas in Grant and Owen County, Ky. $535,308
Columbia County Georgia Information Technology Department Columbia County Community Broadband Network $13,483,004
Com Net, Inc. GigE PLUS Availability Coalition $30,031,849
Connecticut Department of Information Technology Access Connecticut: Expanding the State’s Education and Public Safety Network $93,855,029
Contact Network, Inc. South Central Mississippi Broadband Infrastructure Project $20,725,022
Contact Network, Inc. Mississippi Delta Broadband Infrastructure Project $11,584,467
County of Carver Carver County Open Fiber Initiative $5,995,600
County of Clackamas Clackamas Broadband Innovation Initiative $7,804,181
County of Oconee Oconee FOCUS (Fiber Optics Creating Unified Solutions) $9,604,840
County of Rockbridge Connect the Dots: Rockbridge Broadband Initiative $6,993,399
Critical Hub Networks, Inc. Puerto Rico Bridge Initiative $25,682,370
Dakota Carrier Network, LLC DCN's CCI Broadband Project $10,781,157

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