Fiber broadband stimulus applicants

 

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Applicant Location  Total Request  Description
Zito Media Communications II, LLC Coudersport, PA  $   12,560,682 This project is the building of a 710 mile fiber optic ring with 10 gigabits of bandwidth capacity through various rural towns and cities of Southeastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia with local fiber optic networks in the communities providing a range of high bandwidth services to businesses, households, public safety agencies and other critical community organizations and institutions.
Executive Office of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Office of Administration) Harrisburg, PA  $   28,784,015 The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Middle Mile Broadband Plan leverages the physical infrastructure of our existing MPLS 50Mbps Public Safety microwave network. This plan adds a parallel 150Mbps Ethernet backbone, bridging service providers' fiber Edge networks as gateways for last mile broadband providers serving rural, remote, unserved and underserved areas.
Eastern Nebraska Telephone Company (ABHC) Blair, NE  $     9,805,564 The Eastern NE Fiber-to-the-Premise Exchange Network Upgrades project will replace and upgrade the legacy copper networks serving the Meadow Grove, Walthill, Macy, Rosalie and Winnebago exchanges. The upgraded exchange networks will utilize a GPON (gigabit passive optic network) design with the capability to deliver broadband applications at throughput rates that significantly exceed 20 Mbps.
Tower Cloud, Inc. St. Petersburg, FL  $   21,972,587 Middle mile network to provide wireless carriers the high capacity backhaul required to enable 3G and 4G mobile broadband services. New fiber optic routes will be constructed to cell towers and pass community anchor institutions and other potential users in markets that include underserved areas. Microwave radios will also be used to extend services beyond the reach of the fiber based network.
Cinergy MetroNet, Inc. Evansville, IN  $   64,200,000 This shovel ready economic development and broadband infrastructure project brings fiber optic service to over 47,000 homes, 7,000 businesses and 200 anchor institutions in 9 underserved Indiana rural communities. It will create an expected 270 plus new jobs. Cinergy MetroNet's years of experience deploying similar networks all but assures project success with funding of $64,200,000.
Northwest Communications Cooperative, A Cooperative Association Ray, ND  $     8,000,000 Northwest Communications Cooperative is proposing to construct fiber-to-the-home facilities to end-user premises in the rural areas of six of our sixteen exchanges, consisting of two proposed funded service areas.
Litestream Holdings LLC West Palm Beach, FL  $     5,053,427 Litestream Holdings, LLC proposes to extend its existing fiber trunk to serve over 940 unserved locations in a rural portion of unincorporated St. Lucie County, Florida. The project will deliver High-Speed Internet, Digital Voice, and Digital/High-Definition Video services to these unserved locations. Since this project serves unserved rural low-density areas, 100% grant funding will be required.
West Kentucky Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Mayfield, KY  $ 113,799,930 This project would construct fiber optic communication lines to the home (FTTH) throughout all of the current operating territories of West Kentucky Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc (WKRT). That territory encompasses specified areas in eleven counties, in West Kentucky and West Tennessee. Such construction would materially improve the economic foundation for that region for the foreseeable future.
Utilities Commission, City of New Smyrna Beach, Florida New Smyrna Beach, FL  $     1,438,000 By installing fiber optic cabling for middle mile voice and data communications, we can centralize security and management, improve service to customers and lower costs. We can interconnect and unify information availability for 154 municipal buildings. The last mile element of the project can provide broadband internet to the rural Samsula and South Beach areas.
MCNC Research Triangle Park, NC  $   28,225,520 MCNC will build a sustainable middle-mile broadband network connecting urban central NC with underserved rural southeastern and western NC. The project addresses statutory goals by improving affordability and access for education, health care, community institutions, and last-mile providers. Led by a proven team, the project is shovel ready and is supported by an $11.76M cash and in-kind match.
Zayo Bandwidth, LLC Louisville, CO  $   25,140,315 Zayo Bandwidth, LLC in partnership with I-Light seeks funding from ARRA to complete the 'shovel ready" build out of the I-Light optical network to connect 21 Ivy Tech Community College campuses in the state of Indiana. In addition, Zayo will make broadband services available to all the intermediate communities, businesses and anchor institutions between the Ivy Tech Community Colleges.
City of Elberton, Ga. Elberton, GA  $        362,250 The City of Elberton, Ga., proposes to construct fiber optic connectivity to the City of Bowman, Ga., approximately 11 miles to the northeast. Bowman would then be connected to the network operated by Elberton that serves most community anchor institutions in Elbert Co., Ga., including the public schools, library, county government complex, Sheriff's office, and the E-911 center.
United Utilities, Inc. Anchorage, AK  $   88,140,762 United Utilities, Inc. (UUI) will provide middle mile connectivity to 65 communities in southwestern Alaska. These communities span the Bristol Bay and Yukon Kuskokwim regions, an area the approximate size of North Dakota. Connectivity is over a combination of undersea fiber, terrestrial fiber, and microwave links. UUI will leverage its DeltaNet network to reduce the total cost of deployment.
State of New Jersey Trenton, NJ  $ 112,369,711 The project proposes to acquire and construct a multi-use high speed IP backbone to provide presence and interconnection in New Jersey's 21 counties. Cost effective broadband will be provided to community anchor institutions and government agencies. The backbone provides Internet connection points to commercial Last Mile ISPs at the shared cost-basis of other Government and Community agencies.
Direct Communications Rockland Inc. Rockland, ID  $     2,239,868 The intent for request of the grant is to extend fiber optics into areas that do not have fiber optics and to offer last mile services to the Sterling, Springfield and Pingree areas of Idaho.
Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH  $   26,620,830 Case Western Reserve University, partnering with over 40 anchor institutions in Cleveland and East Cleveland, will extend gigabit broadband connections and services to 5000 households and enterprises in profoundly economically disadvantaged neighborhoods with limited or no broadband access. The broadband backbone lay the foundation for innovative health, education, safety and energy programs.
FiberLight Alpharetta, GA  $   20,219,731 FiberLight is seeking to build an open, middle mile network, originating in Miami-Dade County, traversing the entire length of Monroe County, and terminating in Key West, Florida. The network will include access points in Homestead, Belle Glade, Florida City, Key Largo, Marathon, and Key West, as well as other islands throughout the Keys.
CENTRAL VALLEY CABLE TV LLC GUALALA, CA  $        695,940 1) Expand applicant's existing broadband coverage area to include the City of Point Arena, two Indian Rancherias, and the unincorporated area of Manchester in rural Mendocino County. 2)Ensure future Internet backbone capacity through the installation of a fiber backbone from AT&T's and Level 3's facilities in Manchester, CA to applicant's NOC in Gualala and its hub on The Sea Ranch.
Education Networks of America, Inc. Nashville, TN  $   14,257,172 This Middle Mile BTOP project will deliver fiber-based 100mbps broadband access to 145 schools and libraries throughout Indiana many of which are underserved and would remain so but for this effort. The project is highly collaborative as it aggregates 39 proposed funded service areas and engages multiple service providers. It directly benefits over 298K users and can indirectly benefit over 558K.
New Visions Powerline Communications, Inc East Syracuse, NY  $   79,996,684 New Visions proposes a countywide FTTH deployment to ensure that every household, business, and critical community facility in the rural counties of Cortland, Oswego, and Schoharie New York have access to high-speed broadband. This will stimulate the economy, educate our youth, create jobs, promote public safety, improve healthcare services, and exceed customer expectations with bundled services.
FiberLight Alpharetta, GA  $   26,597,400 FiberLight is seeking an NTIA grant to expand its existing network footprint in Central Virginia. FiberLight currently owns a operates a 300 route mile general-purpose network in Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland that spans from Baltimore, MD to Culpepper, VA and would leverage that existing network to deploy and operate the proposed Central Virginia Expansion.
Merit Network Inc. Ann Arbor, MI  $   36,725,340 The REACH Michigan Middle Mile Collaborative is a partnership led by Merit-Michigan's education network-which engages Merit with 4 commercial providers to share a 955 mile extension of Merit's advanced fiber optic network to serve anchor institutions, households and businesses. This project is coordinated with 3 other middle mile applications to target underserved areas throughout Michigan.
TTM Operating Corporation, Inc. Seattle, WA  $   16,535,655 TTM is submitting an application to seek a grant from NTIA to help fund the construction of a middle mile network covering approximately 7,000 square miles in Minnesota. This high speed, high capacity network will utilize fiber and microwave to provide necessary transport services to mobile wireless service providers, fixed and mobile last mile providers and community anchor institutions.
State of Wisconsin Department of Administration Madison, WI  $   28,722,962 The State of Wisconsin, Department of Administration will install optical fiber to key underserved community anchor institutions: 82 education facilities and 385 libraries. This effort will enhance the existing BadgerNet Converged Network serving over 2,400 public sector institutions and will facilitate broadband access for residential and business customers in the targeted communities.
Kodiak-Kenai Cable Company, LLC Anchorage, AK  $ 344,801,031 NFOL will bring broadband connectivity to western Alaska via a submarine fiber optic cable network benefiting over 140 communities in a strategically important, yet remote, region of the US. It will greatly enhance telemedicine, distance learning, and economic development, and advance scientific research in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea. The project will create or save 5,800 jobs in 23 states.
Pascua Yaqui Tribe Tucson, AZ  $        997,500 Data infrastructure on the Reservation is old, sub-standard and vulnerable to service interruptions due to a lack of system redundancy. This proposal seeks funding toward ongoing efforts to address these deficiencies, creating a secure and sustainable pathway with a life expectancy of 30 to 40 years. The loop would serve administrative buildings, health, safety and other public facilities.
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Fairfield, MT  $   68,370,980 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc., a rural ILEC serving much of Central Montana, is seeking stimulus funds to construct a FTTP network that will cover ten of its exchanges providing advanced broadband to Ennis, Power, Augusta, Stockett, Raynesford, Geyser, Dupuyer, Fort Shaw, Pendroy and Harrison. The project will create increased business growth and public safety services to the residents.
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Fairfield, MT  $   24,977,000 3 Rivers Telephone Co-op, Inc., a rural ILEC serving much of Central Montana, is seeking stimulus funding to build a FTTP network within its Browning, MT Exchange. The system would allow 3 Rivers to provide advanced broadband services to the Browning residents, businesses, community institutions and tribal lands where access today is limited. This project will create increased business growth.
Atkins Telephone Company, Inc. Atkins, IA  $     4,356,834 Atkins Telephone Company's proposed FTTP project will provide broadband services to households, businesses, and key community organizations that are currently underserved. This project will provide needed broadband services and create the potential for increase business growth, public safety services and quality of life for the residents in Atkin's exchange within Iowa.
Southwest Michigan Communications Bloomingdale, MI  $     8,331,025 Southwest Michigan Communications is seeking stimulus funds to construct a FTTP network that will cover the rural areas of its CLEC exchange areas, which will provide advanced broadband services to the residents in the rural Paw Paw area. The project will fulfill the current demand and need for quality service and broadband access for the residents in the areas.
Northeast Missouri Rural Telephone Green City, MO  $   10,280,916 Northeast Missouri Rural Telephone Company's proposed FTTP project will provide broadband services to households, businesses, and key community organizations that are currently underserved. This project will provide needed broadband services and create the potential of increase business growth, public safety services and quality of life for the residents in the Unionville Exchange within Missouri
Daktel Communications LLC (CLEC) Carrington, ND  $   11,262,348 Daktel Communications LLC's FTTP project will provide broadband services to households, businesses, and key community organizations in Rural Jamestown, North Dakota that are currently underserved. This project will provide needed broadband services and create the potential for increased business growth, public safety, and quality of life for the residents.
IdeaTek Systems, Inc. Buhler, KS  $   57,982,333 The Prairie Light Project is a fiber to the farm (FttF) project designed to take the proven fiber optic deployment model developed by a local Kansas ISP and rapidly extend it the underserved rural areas of South Central Kansas at speeds and service levels higher than can be found in urban areas today, bridging the communications divide of rural America and spurring local jobs and economies.
City of Savannah Savannah, GA  $   12,967,417 To install city-wide fiber ring to provide connectivity to key underserved areas. Approximately 22% of residents live below the poverty line in the Savannah Gardens area on the City's east side. In five west side neighborhoods, 54% of residents under the age of 18 live below the poverty line. Project will also enhance City services in several areas, including public safety and utility monitoring.
The Ottoville Mutual Telephone Company Ottoville, OH  $     6,123,910 The Ottoville Mutual Telephone Company, a rural ILEC in Ohio, is seeking stimulus funds to construct a FTTP network that will cover their exchanges, providing advanced broadband to Ottoville and Cloverdale. The project will create increased business growth, public safety services and an improved quality of life to the residents.
SSTELECOM, INC. Clear Lake, SD  $   10,435,059 SSTelecom, Inc. is seeking stimulus funds to construct a FTTP network that will cover the rural areas of the Milbank Exchange. This project will provide advanced broadband services to the residents and businesses in the rural Milbank area and create the potential for increased business growth, public safety services and quality of life for the residents.
Lake County Two Harbors, MN  $   33,487,179 The Project will be the first rural county fiber network in the U.S. to fully serve every home and institution that is currently served by wired telephone or electrical service. The advanced services offered will be priced lower than the very limited services currently available. The Project will be a public-private partnership between Lake County and National Public Broadband, a non-profit org.
Western Telephone Company Highmore, SD  $     6,959,161 Western Telephone Company's proposed FTTP project will provide broadband services to households, businesses, and key community organizations that are currently underserved. This project will provide needed broadband services and create the potential for increased business growth, public safety services and quality of life for the residents in the Cresbard, Faulkton and Orient exchanges within SD.
Ben Lomand Communications, LLC McMinnville, TN  $   34,723,934 Ben Lomand Communications' proposed FTTP project will provide broadband services to households, businesses, and key community organizations that are currently underserved. This project will provide needed broadband services and create the potential for increased business growth, public safety services, and quality of life for the residents in the rural areas surrounding Manchester, TN.
Bulldog Cable Georgia, LLC Conyers, GA  $     4,950,024 Bulldog Cable will upgrade and expand its existing cable TV plant facilities in the Lake Sinclair area of Georgia to provide advanced broadband products to 7,376 homes. We expect to upgrade and construct 155 miles of hybrid fiber coax to reach all of these homes.
Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. Blacksburg, VA  $     5,540,000 Allegheny Fiber will extend Virginia's successful, open-access fiber network into unserved and underserved communities in the Appalachian region. Virginia Tech and Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative will construct a high count fiber system with access in remote communities providing non-profit, wholesale access for economic development, research, education, emergency response, and health care.
OSHEAN Inc. North Kingstown, RI  $   23,500,000 Beacon 2.0 is a shovel-ready project to expand Rhode Island's broadband capacity using fiber optic networks. It will enable affordable service to underserved areas and to 6 universities, 8 hospitals, 2 community colleges, the state judicial system, state police, and several state government organizations such as the judiciary system and RI Homeland Security.
Wilco Electronic Systems, Inc. Fort Washington, PA  $   21,865,647 Wilco Electronic Systems,Inc., a minority-owned private cable operator, will deploy a sustainable fiber network to offer next-generation broadband services to Philadelphia's underserved low-income public housing residents. The network will include adoption applications and equipment to housing authority homes, health facilities, computer centers, and public safety departments.
University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT  $   13,861,800 Utah Anchors extends the state's high capacity fiber optic education network to more than 135 Community Anchor Institutions including elementary and charter schools, libraries, head start, and public safety organizations. Building on the existing Utah Education Network, Utah Anchors will also extend digital resources to businesses and residents statewide.
MA Tech Park Corp (Mass Broadband) Westborough, MA  $ 100,320,367 The MBI proposes to create at least 3,040 jobs by building a 581-mile fiber ring in western MA to meet the broadband needs of 43 un/underserved towns (20,337 HH and 5,750 businesses), 30 anchor institutions, and the state's public safety and IT agencies. The 97% rural project area is non-remote. The proposal relies on a $25M, 20% state funding match and requests $100M in additional federal funds.
Local Internet Service Company (LISCO) Fairfield, IA  $   70,028,640 To further expand high-speed broadband into rural communities of southeast Iowa utilizing wireless and Fiber to the Premise Technologies.
Cinergy MetroNet Evansville, IN  $   42,000,000 This shovel ready economic development and broadband infrastructure project brings fiber optic service to over 45,500 homes, 4,650 businesses and 153 anchor institutions in two underserved Indiana rural communities. It will create betwee 150-175 new jobs. Cinergy MetroNet's years of experience deploying similar networks all but assures project success with grant funding of $42,000,000.
Bresnan Communications Purchase, NY  $   70,007,425 Bresnan's proposal: A partnership of Bresnan, the State of Montana & the Tribal governments of Montana's 7 Native American Reservations to develop a statewide middle mile fiber optic network connecting the Blackfeet, Crow, Flathead-Salish & Kootenai, Ft. Peck, Ft. Belknap, N. Cheyenne & Rocky Boys reservations & unserved & underserved communities through Montana.
Level 3 EON, LLC Broomfield, CO  $        998,852 Level 3 EON proposes a middle-mile project to leverage its national fiber optic network by opening new access points offering underserved areas a new on-ramp to high-speed services. By investing in additional fiber optic transmission equipment and supporting network elements last mile providers and their subscribers will gain access to the national Internet backbone at lower costs.
Arrowhead Fiber, Inc Owatonna, MN  $   28,772,327 Provide broadband connectivity to every business and residence in this part of the Arrowhead region. This will be provided on a state of the art fiber to the home system capable of gigabit delivery. All premises including homes, anchor institutions and businesses will have these services available.
North Georgia Network Cooperative Inc Clarkesville, GA  $   33,490,537 North Georgia Network is a non-profit, collaboratively-rooted project that will enable a new technology-based economy in North Georgia. A 260-mile regional fiber optic ring will deliver to the region Gigabit speed, reliability, affordability and abundant interconnection points. The network will improve broadband service access for the underserved and stimulate economic growth and job creation.
Allens TV Cable Service, Inc. Morgan City, LA  $     7,098,377 1)To extend a FTTX Network from existing fiber/cable plant into rural areas of three South Louisiana Parishes; 2)To provide underserved citizens with Broadband, Cable TV and Digital Voice Services to enhance entertainment, communications and information; 3)To create jobs(both during & after construction); 4) To stimulate area economic growth; and 5) To support safety and emergency preparedness.
Race Communications, Inc South San Francisco, CA  $   98,616,206 The project deploys a fiber-to-the-premises network to offer services to unserved and underserved markets in Kern County, California. The project includes last mile rural and last mile remote. The initiative is being developed by Race Communications, Inc. in collaboration with a Mojave-based affiliate. The 5 service areas are: Boron, California City, Mojave, Rosamond, and Tehachapi/Arvin.
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Cherokee, NC  $     5,376,376 The Cherokee Broadband Enterprise will use wireless and fiber technology to create a network providing broadband connectivity to rural, remote and un-served communities on the reservation lands. The enterprise is owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, which has contributed $1.7 million. Significant work has been completed through plan, analyses and contracting with consultants.
Palm Beach County, FL West Palm Beach, FL  $   20,525,917 The Palm Beach Broadband (PBB) seeks funding to expand efforts to deliver broadband Internet access to high poverty underserved communities. PBB will extend our county fiber optic network, build a local fiber loop in the Glades region connecting public community anchor agencies in three cities, and expand the successful Digital Inclusion initiative in qualifying rural and urban neighborhoods.
New York State Office for Technology Albany, NY  $     7,200,000 Install dark fiber along the NYS Thruway from NY-PA state line to Yonkers to enable CIO/OFT to create local fiber optic connections to counties adjacent to the Thruway to allow for high-speed delivery of state apps to local gov'ts, public safety, and smart grid applications. Fiber may be offered to commercial service providers for broadband expansion or economic dev.
New York State Office for Technology Albany, NY  $     1,400,000 Light OFT fiber from Albany to the Canadian border; extend OFT fiber in Plattsburgh to CBN Connect's proposed fiber build across Essex, Clinton and Franklin counties; CBN Connect to interconnect w/ the Development Authority of the North Country's (DANC) fiber in Nicholville. OFT to connect w/DANC in Syracuse creating a three-entity fiber ring. OFT, DANC & CBN to swap wavelenghts with one another.
Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative Ellendale, ND  $     4,652,058 Through fiber optic technologies, Dickey Rural is proposing to bring the future to rural Valley City, ND. Fiber will be placed to the premise, therefore allowing customers to receive broadband services that are completely new to them. These high quality services will allow customers to access the world like never before while creating the potential for increased growth and quality of life.
Zito Media Communications II, LLC Coudersport, PA  $     6,136,904 This project is the building of a 382 mile fiber optic ring with 10 gigabits of bandwidth capacity through various rural towns and cities of Northeastern Ohio and Northwestern Pennsylvania with local fiber optic networks in the communities providing a range of high bandwidth services to businesses, households, public safety agencies and other critical community organizations and institutions.
Zito Media Communications II, LLC Coudersport, PA  $     5,361,171 This project is the building of a 318 mile fiber optic ring with 10 gigabits of bandwidth capacity through various rural towns and cities of Central Pennsylvania with local fiber optic networks in the communities providing a range of high bandwidth services to businesses, households, public safety agencies and other critical community organizations and institutions.
Custom Software, Inc. Rose City, MI  $   72,739,059 This project includes a network comprised of a fiber-to-the-home and fixed wireless throughout seven remote and rural counties that will support the expansion of high speed data service to homes, businesses, and critical service entities in the northeast portion of the lower peninsula of the State of Michigan. If it were not for this program, this type of deployment would not be possible.
Scott County Telephone Cooperative Gate City, VA  $   17,006,799 This will be a FTTP Project to provide the Triple Play to 4,365 residential and business customers in rural Southern Scott County. All locations will be served with a FTTP network with Gigabit Active Ethernet electronics. This FTTP South Scott County Project will give broadband access to all customers who do not have broadband access at this time.
Urban Communications Transport Corp. Bronx, NY  $   27,100,000 A partnership of leading digital inclusion advocates and broadband service providers proposes a hybrid fiber/wireless broadband program that provides affordable Internet access and stimulates its adoption for 140,000 families residing in underserved New York City Housing Authority developments, connecting the City's poorest and most vulnerable citizens to critial 21st century technology & services
HAWKEYE TELEPHONE COMPANY HAWKEYE, IA  $     1,623,608 The Hawkeye Telephone Company will construct a broadband fiber optical network replacing the last mile of a deteriorating copper cable plant. This network design and construction will take full advantage of current and future technology advances providing 70 mbps to 100mbps broadband services for the residential and business customer.
South Central Telephone Association, INC Medicine Lodge, KS  $     4,377,780 South Central will build FTTH broadband (BB) services to all unserved establishments in the exchanges of Lake and Sun City. The communities of Lake and Sun City are already on FTTH. Reduced cost BB will be provided to emergency service providers, critical care patients and free BB to the local Library. Purchase a billing/accounting/records managements system and an integrated GIS mapping system.
VIKING Broadband, Inc. Story, WY  $     4,875,000 VIKING Broadband is poised to roll out fiber to customers in the rural area east of Billings, MT - from Shepherd and Huntley to Pompeys Pillar. As a cable operator with a foundation of services including video, data and voice, VIKING is proposing to extend its network over fiber in an area that includes the planned Billings Bypass and the Camino-Real International Trade Corridor.
CALNEVA BROADBAND, LLC Clovis, CA  $        280,000 Project extends CalNeva's existing broadband footprint (which serves the City of Needles, CA and rural Mohave County, AZ) to include the unincorporated Mohave County, Az. areas of Topac and Golden Shores. Project fiber connects the areas to Needles, converts the existing cable plant to "two way" and provides wireline broadband service to the areas.
Nexus Systems Inc Monroe, LA  $   23,691,756 Development of Economical Broadband Infrastructure (DEBI) in LA Delta Parishes will consist of the construction of a fiber ring that will provide inter-connectivity opportunities for Last Mile Projects to be developed in 14 rural Louisiana Delta parishes. Entities that have the opportunity to be served in the Project include unserved and underserved households, businesses, and anchor institutions.
Wabash Mutual Telephone Company Wabash, OH  $     4,375,829 Install an optical fiber network in the proposed region providing an advanced robust technology, allowing digital television, high-speed Internet at speeds in excess of 3Mbps, and telephone services to be delivered to the area. Area is to be served from an office in Fort Recovery. Proposed design allows adoption of future technologies as broadband requirements increase beyond today's technology.
Vermont Telephone Company, Inc. Springfield, VT  $   56,661,410 World-class broadband fiber and wireless comprising: (A) First-in-Vermont active optical fiber network, with dedicated fiber from every VTel home to central office, increasing DSL speeds to GigE (billion bits/second) to every VTel customer at no extra cost. (B) First-in-Vermont 700 MHz Wireless access to every unserved and underserved home and office in southern Vermont.
BEK Communications Cooperative Steele, ND  $     4,003,044 BEK's proposed FTTP project will provide broadband services to the underserved in rural Burleigh County. This will aid business growth, public safety and quality of life. BEK provides broadband service near this area where 53% penetration has been achieved. 22% of users derive household income from using the Internet. BEK will duplicate this in the proposed area.
Delta Communications, LLC dba Clearwave Communications Harrisburg, IL  $   30,758,237 Clearwave's Middle Mile Project consists of 700 miles of fiber optic cable with 38 interconnection points in predominantly underserved rural communities in southern Illinois. We will provide carrier class, metro type services to the broadest mix of users, to include discounted rates for key public entities. Additionally, our plan includes an 18 county Next Generation 911 private network.
DCT 1 Streeter & Gackle Carrington, ND  $     4,751,847 Dakota Central Telecom I's FTTP project will provide broadband services to households, businesses, and key community organizations in portions of Streeter and Gackle, North Dakota Exchanges that are currently remote, rural and unserved. This project will provide needed broadband services and create the potential for increased business growth, public safety, and quality of life for the residents.
Northeast Louisiana Telephone Comany, Inc. Collinston, LA  $   12,483,600 This project will consist of a fiber to the home system to serve the communities of Bonita and Collinston in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana. This will be an active Ethernet system with symmetrical speeds in excess of 20mbs. Equipment will consist of a large capacity router, a softswitch for voice, an IPTV headend for video and all associated electronics and buried fiber to implement the project.
American Fiber Systems, Inc. Rochester, NY  $     2,710,332 This shovel ready Mid Mile project will provide underserved areas, anchor institutions, children, health care, education & businesses with cost effective scalable access to a state of the art high capacity fiber network designed to provide broadband services & enable multiple Last Mile Providers. Since 2000, AFS has deployed & currently operates 9 open access networks of similar or greater scale.
SRT Communications, Inc. Minot, ND  $   70,346,741 SRT Communications proposes a FTTP upgrade to serve 25 of its rural North Dakota exchanges. This project will provide needed broadband services to households, businesses, and key community organizations that are currently underserved and will create the potential for increased business growth, public safety services and quality of life for the residents of these rural communities.
Miami-Dade Broadband Coalition Miami, FL  $   64,073,264 The Miami Dade Broadband Coalition will construct a robust broadband network that will connect community anchor institutions throughout Miami-Dade County and extend broadband services to our underserved communities. This shovel-ready initiative will create efficiencies in the delivery of healthcare, education and government, impact our economy, improve public safety, and create jobs.
American Fiber Systems, Inc. Rochester, NY  $   10,506,369 This shovel ready Mid Mile project will provide underserved areas, anchor institutions, children, health care, education & businesses with cost effective scalable access to a state of the art high capacity fiber network designed to provide broadband services & enable multiple Last Mile Providers. Since 2000 AFS has deployed & currently operates nine open access networks of similar or greater scale
American Fiber Systems, Inc. Rochester, NY  $   22,516,821 This shovel ready Mid Mile project will provide underserved areas, anchor institutions, children, health care, education & businesses with cost effective scalable access to a state of the art high capacity fiber network designed to provide broadband services & enable multiple Last Mile Providers. Since 2000 AFS has deployed & currently operates nine open access networks of similar or greater scale
American Fiber Systems, Inc. Rochester, NY  $     6,497,139 This shovel ready Mid Mile project will provide underserved areas, anchor institutions, children, health care, education & businesses with cost effective scalable access to a state of the art high capacity fiber network designed to provide broadband services & enable multiple Last Mile Providers. Since 2000 AFS has deployed & currently operates nine open access networks of similar or greater scale
American Fiber Systems, Inc. Rochester, NY  $     6,129,946 This shovel ready Mid Mile project will provide underserved areas, anchor institutions, children, health care, education & businesses with cost effective scalable access to a state of the art high capacity fiber network designed to provide broadband services & enable multiple Last Mile Providers. Since 2000 AFS has deployed & currently operates 9 open access networks of similar or greater scale.
Madison Telephone, LLC Madison, KS  $     7,803,134 Madison Telephone, LLC headquartered in Madison, Kansas, proposes to construct fiber-to-the premises throughout its certificated service area including the Kansas telephone exchanges of Madison and Lamont.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        774,176 Iowa Telecom proposes one Middle-Mile project to build interoffice fiber optic facilities between its central offices in Cylinder, IA and Swea City, IA. The project will extend fiber facilities to three intermediate unserved or underserved communities where it will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet.
Iowa Communications Network Des Moines, IA  $   12,603,089 The Iowa Communications Network, a statewide network provider and FCC common carrier, proposes a 1G symmetrical Ethernet access network for 1030 educational facilities, hospitals, libraries, public safety, workforce development, and other Community Anchor Institution (CAI) locations to reduce network complexity, operational expenses, and cost per megabit, further driving broadband demand at CAIs.
Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Circle, MT  $     8,283,582 This project will provide Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) broadband services to four extremely remote, rural and completely unserved areas across seven counties of Eastern Montana. Without grant assistance, the businesses, students, elderly, and others in this 2,640 square-mile area may never have access to the economic, educational, and health-related benefits of reliable wireline broadband service.
Regents of the University of California Davis, CA  $   29,600,000 The California Telehealth Network (CTN) was established in 2007 with a grant from the Federal Communications Commission's Rural Health Care Pilot Program (RHCPP) for $22.1 million. This BTOP Infrastructure application applies for federal funds to expand the CTN to add 1137 additional sites to the system to bring broadband for health and health care related applications.
Cherokee Cablevision Inc Cherokee, NC  $     2,760,600 This project seeks funding to upgrade an existing coaxial CATV network to an all fiber(FTTH) architecture to provide broadband internet access and enhanced services to residents of the Cherokee Indian Reservation in North Carolina. Due to the rugged, mountainous terrain of this area, no other broadband service is available on the reservation and the residents therefore only have access to dial-up.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        783,270 Iowa Telecom proposes nine Last Mile projects to extend fiber facilities to five unserved and four underserved communities where it will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet.
Allegiance Communications Shawnee, OK  $   31,436,003 Fiber to the home deployment across Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and Arkansas
Great Plains Communications, Inc. Blair, NE  $   11,846,320 This project will expand the availability of broadband service to previously unserved customers in rural areas of Great Plains Communications' territory in Nebraska. The last-mile project will combine FTTN/FTTH deployment with the construction of transport spans that will benefit not only the unserved areas but also other rural areas of Nebraska with improved connectivity.
Nelson County Virginia Lovingston, VA  $     1,826,646 Installation of a fiber optic backbone from Afton to Colleen in Nelson County will enable the provision of affordable broadband communications serving middle mile tenants, providing for the provision of last mile services, encouraging competition and economic development, growing existing business, attracting new business and enabling home based business, telework and telemedicine.
Cascade Networks, Inc. Longview, WA  $     4,592,174 The Cascade Networks 2010 IBO project will extend our service reach beyond our current service area or the service areas of our competitors thereby providing services not previously available to 2618 homes in Cowlitz County, Washington and Columbia County, Oregon. The network will consist of a fiber optic network with a 900 MHz wireless network overbuild.
Reservation Telephone Cooperative Parshall, ND  $   24,975,349 This Last Mile Broadband project, using Fiber-to-the-Home technology, brings affordable and reliable broadband access and video services to underserved rural areas in western North Dakota and eastern Montana communities in and around the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, including the remote Squaw Gap service area and the partially remote Mandaree, New Town, Parshall and Roseglen service area.
CBN Connect Inc. Plattsburgh, NY  $   22,000,000 CBN Connect will build an open access Middle Mile fiber network connecting critical facilities and anchor institutions in un/underserved rural, remote areas in Clinton, Essex, Franklin counties, NY, to provide transport to retail service providers. Goals: stimulate sustainable economic growth, save/create jobs, encourage capital investment, enable our citizens to succeed in the global marketplace.
Adak Eagle Enterprises, LLC Anchorage, AK  $ 247,969,019 Propose building an undersea middle mile fiber optic network to service all communities, citizens, corporations and public entities that make up the rural Aleutian Islands of remote Alaska.
Ralls County Electric Cooperative New London, MO  $   19,097,817 RCEC proposes to build and operate a fiber optic network to the residential and commercial members of the cooperative as well to underserved safety and anchor agencies in our service area. This project is designed to allow multiple qualified vendors to offer services on the system. The project is intended to be a demonstration project, and non-proprietary data will be shared.
The Wired Road Galax, VA  $   12,946,418 This project will expand a regional open access fiber network into two underserved rural areas in Carroll and Grayson Counties. This shovel-ready project will result in affordable, symmetric, 100 megabit fiber services to residents, businesses, and critical community facilities. Project goals are to promote job creation, enhance public safety, improve healthcare, and modernize education.
Central Management Services Springfield, IL  $ 103,357,012 The Illinois Century Network is the largest state broadband network in the nation, serving nearly 8,000 schools, universities, libraries, health care providers, government and public safety agencies. This 3-year plan to migrate the network backbone from carrier-leased line circuits to State-owned fiber will cut costs, increase bandwidth, and expand service to homes and businesses.
Tohono O'odham Utility Authority Sells, AZ  $   10,307,000 Tohono O'odham will provide fiber to the home (FTTH) and wireless node capabilities further enhancing the existing broadband base and creating job opportunities, particulary home based jobs.
ECF LLC Montpelier, VT  $   69,312,644 An initiative of 21 towns in a completely rural and highly unserved and underserved area of Vermont to build and operate a universal, open-access fiber-to-the-premise network and provide a wide range of commercial and public services to all households, businesses, government and other institutions in the area.
Lane Council of Governments Eugene, OR  $     8,375,000 The Oregon South Central Rural Fiber Consortium Lighting the Fiber Middle Mile Project will bring broadband at needed speeds over currently dark fiber path from Eugene to Klamath Falls, and from Eugene to Roseburg in Douglas County, to community anchor institutions in unserved and underserved portions of Lane, Douglas, and Klamath counties in Oregon, including Klamath Tribal institutions.
Contact Network Inc. d/b/a InLine Birmingham, AL  $   27,817,901 The proposed project will develop a broadband infrastructure throughout 17 counties in Southern Mississippi, from Jasper County in the north to Hattiesburg and McComb, in the south. The project will provide high speed Internet services to both residents and commercial clients through a hybrid network implementation consisting of fiber cabling and broadcasted wireless service.
Nevada System oof Higher Education Reno, NV  $     5,582,400 This middle mile project will establish low or no cost broadband, fiber optic based transport capability to the rural community anchor and public safety institutions served by the Nevada System of Higher Education, the Department of Transportation, and the Dept. of Information Technology along the I-80 and U.S. 50 corridors between Reno and Elko, NV and Reno and Ely, NV.
South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association East Hazel Crest, IL  $   55,618,294 The SSMMA broadband connectivity project will implement a fiber optic based broadband network infrastructure providing broadband Ethernet and dark fiber connectivity to over 400 anchor institutions in the region including schools, libraries, medical and healthcare facilities, public safety facilities, public computer centers and other public sector entities, and economic development districts.
AUDEAMUS Kerman, CA  $     5,483,010 Build a fiber-based broadband infrastructure for the unserved and underserved 'Westside" communities of San Joaquin, Tranquillity, and a portion of rural west Fresno County, CA. This last-mile project will provide much-needed broadband access to approximately 5,000 people as well as connections for businesses, schools, medical facilities, government and other community anchor institutions.
Heart of the Catskills Communications, Inc. Margaretville, NY  $     2,180,905 The Central Catskills Broadband Development Project is a collaborative effort to bring broadband to unserved areas in the Catskills. It includes a fiber-to-the-home technology and 900 Mhz wireless which provides a cost effective solution for this economically disadvantaged rural region.The project will promote economic development in the Towns of Middletown, Roxbury,Gilboa,Conesville,and Halcott.
360networks (USA) inc. Seattle, WA  $   14,524,288 360networks applies for middle mile infrastructure funds to light its dark fiber route from Chicago to New Orleans and build points of interconnection along the route, including wireless towers. The project will enable last mile broadband providers to access the Internet backbone and provide low cost, high capacity broadband services to rural, underserved communities in IL, KY, TN, MS and LA.
FTC Diversified Services, Inc. Kingstree, SC  $     7,028,640 Provide fiber to the premises (FTTx) to the rural communities of Hemingway, Johnsonville, Pamplico, and Stuckey, SC. "Next Generation" broadband service to these communities will offer the highest speed broadband access to 2300 homes and 317 business to facilitate rural economic development. The average unemployment for these communities was 14.25 percent in June 2009 (the latest available).
Aeneas Communications, LLC Jackson, TN  $     2,306,398 The purpose of this project is to deploy high speed broadband in the to 10 to 20MB range to an underserved rural West TN residential population, as well as up to 100MB Metro Ethernet services to commercial and strategic organizations.
University of Hawaii Honolulu, HI  $   35,095,800 This statewide project will bring fiber and gigabit (or greater) connectivity to every public school, every higher education facility and every public library on all islands throughout the State of Hawaii. Advanced standardized high-definition distance learning will showcase the potential of high-speed broadband throughout the islands and wireless will be incubated at schools and libraries.
LBH, L.L.C. Sulphur, LA  $   33,385,378 LBH, L.L.C., a subsidiary of Cameron Communications, L.L.C. proposes to expand the existing FTTH system in Moss Bluff into the rural area and to build FTTH in the communities and surrounding rural areas of Oakdale and Vinton. The $33,385,378 FTTH Project will provide broadband, voice and video service to areas of unserved and underserved. New jobs added 14, construction jobs added 122.
Smithville Telephone Company, Incorporated Ellettsville, IN  $   37,729,143 Provide Fiber To The Premises (FTTP) with voice, data, and video to 18,440 customer sites in the area served by Smithville Telephone Company. This represents the remainder of Smithville's serving area of approximately 34,000 sites where FTTP is not presently being constructed and which is not addressed in an existing Title II loan.
Wichita Online, Inc Medicine Park, OK  $     1,426,454 This project consists of installing a 60 mile Fiber transport network between Sterling, OK and Maysville, OK. This network will pass through six communities and allow High Speed Fiber connections to a hospital, two Health clinics, six town Halls and eight fire departments. There are also three Internet companies and multiple Cellular companies that have expressed interest about bandwidth.
Rio Arriba County Espanola, NM  $   28,500,000 The Rio Arriba County Fiber-to-the-Premise Open Network will provide high-speed broadband to 11,211 homes and 1,799 businesses at affordable rates and on publicly-owned infrastructure open to all service providers. Rio Arriba County is a partner in REDI, which is proposing regional broadband to support economic development, education, health care, public safety and renewable energy development.
Trillion Partners Austin, TX  $     2,589,202 Design, build and operate a hybrid fiber/fixed wireless middle mile network for Region 17. Serve 47 school districts with a Wide Area Network, based on an RFP completed in 2009.
Gold Ivory LLC Honolulu, HI  $ 172,607,993 To provide a secure broadband network that meets the needs of public safety agencies and first responders to protect and defend the underserved areas of the state of Hawaii. A fiber-optic and microwave system will ensure sufficient and reliable broadband capacity to support technologies necessary for the agencies to prepare and respond to natural disasters, acts of war and other emergencies.
Bulldog Cable Georgia, LLC Conyers, GA  $     4,582,590 Bulldog Cable will upgrade and expand its existing cable TV plant facilities in the Lake Jackson area of Georgia to provide advanced broadband products to 4,215 homes. We expect to upgrade and construct 149 miles of hybrid fiber coax to reach all of these homes.
Biddeford Internet Corp. (d.b.a. GWI) Biddeford, ME  $   25,402,904 The Three Ring Binder project is a middle mile open-access collaborative fiber optic network in the most rural and remote areas of Maine. This project allows the delivery of 100 Mbits+ broadband connectivity to businesses, households, and community anchor institutions in these areas facilitating rural economic development, job stimulation, education, and health care.
City of Auburn Washington Auburn, WA  $     4,505,000 Construct 44.9 miles of fiber optic infrastructure in south Puget Sound region of Washington State supporting communities of Renton, Kent, Tukwila, Auburn, Federal Way, Pacific, Algona, Sumner & Puyallup (142 sq. mile area, pop. 410,000)for public safety communications with excess fiber used for public education, health, municipal, economic development purposes and unserved/underserved public.
San Antonio, City of San Antonio, TX  $   10,171,470 This project leverages fiber optic and wireless technologies to support mobile public safety applications and free public WiFi initiatives. San Antonio plans to extend the capabilities of its existing 10Gb/s backbone network to support multipurpose wireless hotspots at public safety sites, libraries and community centers, as well as nearly 1300 traffic signals across its 400+ square mile area.
Bulldog Cable Georgia, LLC Conyers, GA  $     2,902,754 Bulldog Cable will upgrade and expand its existing cable TV plant facilities in the Big Sky area of Montanta to provide advanced broadband products to 2,270 underserved and unserved homes. We expect to build upgrade and construct 71 miles of hybrid fiber coax to reach all of these homes.
Imperial County Office of Education El Centro, CA  $   38,048,000 The proposed middle mile project calls for installation of fiber optic cable runs which will serve every community in Imperial County. Fire stations, educational entities, non-profit health clinics, Family Resource, senior, and other community centers, libraries, emergency services facilities and other service agencies will all be afforded access to the IVTA network and its broadband access.
Hopi Telecommunications, Inc. Flagstaff, AZ  $   14,550,000 Our proposal is a FTTP last mile broadband project addressing the unserved population of the Jeddito area, including residents, businesses and community centers, located on the Navajo Indian Reservation. The project is shovel ready, sustainable, and will be managed by an experienced telecommunications company, authorized to provide services in the area.
LOS ALAMOS, COUNTY LOS ALAMOS, NM  $   13,958,180 Los Alamos County (LAC) plans to build a fiber pathway between Los Alamos, White Rock and San Ildefonso, connect critical facilities and to build a regional network operations center. LAC is a partner in the Regional Economic Development Initiative, which proposes regional broadband to support economic development, education, health care, public safety and renewable energy development.
Romo Com, Inc. Balch Springs, TX  $   35,928,273 The network can combine VOIP, public safety, telemedicine & telelearning, smart grid, web-based commerce, NG911, & other services to unserved rural & remote residential end users via fiwireless, & unserved rural & remote business, government & medical facilities, educational institutions, libraries, public safety facilities, community centers, & the vulnerable via fiber-optic cable & wireless
La Jicarita Rural Telephone Cooperative Mora, NM  $   14,558,000 La Jicarita Rural Telephone Cooperative proposes to build fiber to the premesis in Mora, NM. for the delivery of broadband services
Floridas Heartland Sebring, FL  $   24,601,024 Create a fiber optic network to connect Florida's South Central Rural Area of Critical Economic Concern, its counties, cities, anchor institutions and critical facilities to the information highway and help close the digital divide. Open access will offer private providers the ability to better serve rural businesses and industry, which will create and retain jobs and build a vibrant economy.
Home Communications, Inc. Galva, KS  $     2,004,879 Home Communications, Inc. ("Home Communications") proposes to bring broadband using fiber to the home ("FTTH") technology to rural areas surrounding Canton, Kansas.
XIT Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Dalhart, TX  $     5,224,100 XIT Rural Telephone Cooperative's application proposes to deploy Fiber-to-the-Premise to multiple unserved PFSAs within their existing service area in the Northwest Texas panhandle. XIT will build fiber to homes and businesses in these areas and will utilize standards based GPON technology to connect these customers to XIT's existing broadband and voice network.
The World Company d/b/a Sunflower Broadband Lawrence, KS  $   18,008,144 The project is a fiber-to-the-home Last Mile construction design for broadband services to rural underserved areas concentrated in the Kansas counties of Douglas and Leavenworth. The project includes a 146 Middle Mile component designed to provide higher performance broadband to underserved areas and community anchors.
Worcester Housing Authority Worcester, MA  $        786,550 The Worcester Housing Authority is seeking federal grant money to install a fiber network at its Great Brook Valley development. This initiative will provide a strategic enhancement to public safety as the WHA will use the fiber to install a closed circuit video monitoring system. This surveillance will be accessible by local police and the WHA to reduce crime.
XIT Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Dalhart, TX  $     3,065,440 XIT's application proposes to deploy a combination of Fiber-to-the-premise and Fiber-to-the-node VDSL2 technology within two separate PFSAs in and around the communities of Dalhart and Stratford, Texas. XIT plans to utilize a combination of existing fiber and copper infrastructure to deploy VDSL2 service and new fiber infrastructure to deploy FTTP service.
US Cable of Northern New Mexico, Inc. Montvale, NJ  $     5,038,000 Our Proposal is a fiber rich last mile project addressing the underserved and vulnerable populations of Espanola, Dixon, Penaso and the Native American Pueblos of Picuris, Ohkay Owingeh and Santa Clara. The project is shovel ready, sustainable, will be managed by an experienced broadband team and will add permanent jobs to the service areas.
Chemung County Elmira, NY  $     4,212,746 Chemung County proposes to construct and manage a municipal-based, community-owned open access fiber optic backbone approximately 117 miles in length that will offer high bandwidth access to multiple communities, community anchor instutitions, businesses, and public safety entities that are currently underserved in the rural sections of Chemung County.
Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative inc Lexington, SC  $   18,315,600 Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (the lead Applicant) and PBT Communications are partnering together to provide high speed broadband services and smart grid electrical services, to bring economic development to a shared Western South Carolina remote rural unserved area of the State.
Spruce Knob Seneca Rocks Telephone, Inc. Riverton, WV  $     7,347,200 Spruce Knob Seneca Rocks Telephone, Inc. (SKSRT) proposes to install fiber optic capacity in several underserved rural areas in Pendleton and Pocahontas Counties, WV. SKSRT plans to provide last mile high speed broadband offerings to the communities of Franklin, Brandywine and the eastern portions of Pendleton County, and to Durbin, Bartow, Green Bank, Cass and nearby areas in Pocahontas County.
Tower Cloud, Inc. St. Petersburg, FL  $   24,935,055 Middle mile network to provide wireless carriers the high capacity backhaul required to enable 3G and 4G mobile broadband services. New fiber optic routes will be constructed to cell towers and will pass community anchor institutions and other potential users in markets that include underserved areas. Microwave radios will be used to extend services beyond the reach of the fiber based network.
Hardy Telecommunications, Inc. Lost River, WV  $     4,070,520 A Middle Mile fiber-optic network in Hardy County, West Virginia bringing network diversity, multi-homing, and high capacity bandwidth to the area for the first time. Hardy AnchorRing will interconnect anchor institutions and underserved areas along the route and allow for a new economic development focus based on reliable and affordable connectivity to a major metropolitan trading center.
City of Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX  $     1,994,798 Corpus Christi is a coastal city in South Texas. The incorporation of the west and east fiber build out will create an impact community wide by enhancing network services and the use of our 147 sq mile wireless mesh network for new services at our community educational libraries, senior citizens centers, and fire, EMS and police sub-stations in these areas.
GTC, Inc. Port Saint Joe, FL  $        672,008 Six rural communities will now be able to experience broadband with aid from the ARRA. This funding will allow GTC, Inc. d/b/a FairPoint Communications to install fiber optic trunking and high-speed carrier facilities in each of the six communities. The projects will provide broadband Internet access to areas that are completely unserved today.
LENOWISCO, LLC Duffield, VA  $   22,333,566 LENOWISCO will bring fiber optic accessibility to 100% of the households in Lee and Wise Counties in Virginia, and physically connect 5,000 households. The project will be self-funding after the completion of this grant. Data gathered will be a significant achievement that can be utilized by future projects, and potentially to aid the FCC in developing a national strategy.
Allied Fiber, LLC New York, NY  $ 150,924,770 Allied Fiber will build a 1600-mile open-access dark fiber network from Virginia to Florida. More than 225 rural communities lie directly on or within 50 miles of the route. Non-discriminatory access will be available every 3,000 ft. Allied Fiber's partnership with the Powell Mountain Consortium, an organization dedicated to rural economic development, demonstrates the project's potential.
Mayfield Electric and Water Systems Mayfield, KY  $   10,398,200 Application to the NTIA's Broadband Technology Opportunity Program for a $13 million grant to construct (i) a fiber-to-the-premises access-network in Mayfield, Kentucky and (ii) a 37-mile fiber-optic backbone between Murray, Kentucky and the Kentucky Dam.
Clackamas County, OR Oregon City, OR  $     4,534,960 CBII is a 134.73 mile ring/spur fiber optics network designed to provide low cost point to point middle mile network access to 94 community anchor locations throughout the County while providing backhaul abilities to any private broadband provider desiring to use the network. CBII is a low cost solution to scarcely available fiber optic based high speed broadband availability in the County.
Home Telephone Company, Inc. Moncks Corner, SC  $     2,783,789 The purpose of this project is to extend terrestrial broadband services to several areas of the Berkeley County, Dorchester County and Orangeburg County, South Carolina rural community that do not have access to broadband services today. These voice, internet and video services will be provided using fiber optic cable and Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) Fiber-to-the Home (FTTH) technology.
Goldfield Telephone Company Goldfield, IA  $   12,489,100 Deploy Fiber to the Home for all households and businesses in Goldfield, Renwick and Clarion, Iowa allowing for a minimum download speed of 20 Mbps.
Clemson University Research Foundation Anderson, SC  $   45,354,165 South Carolina's rural character provides a model environment for the ARRA vision. With private enterprise partners, we propose a comprehensive, statewide backbone enhancing economic development and service to citizens. The broadband network connects diverse research, education, medical, and library locations, providing an Internet superhighway within 30 miles of every location in the State.
Cable Nebraska, LLC Kearney, NE  $     1,386,174 Cable Nebraska; a rural cable operator; is applying for $1.4M BIP / BTOP funding to build out regional (Middle Mile) Gigabit Ethernet backbone and local (Last Mile) HFC network to the communities in central Nebraska. CNE proposes the NHRB project to deploy a network that will provide rural communities in the coverage area with Broadband Internet, video and voice services.
Nu Vu Communications, LLC Shelby, NC  $   25,953,324 Design,construct, and operate a FTTP network providing high quality broadband services to the citizens, businesses, and public institutions of Cherokee County, SC
Control Room Technologies dba Arialink Lansing, MI  $   14,992,528 Arialink will expand its native fiber-optic network in Livingston, Ingham, Eaton and Barry Counties to underserved rural areas. The expanded network will benefit schools, libraries, local/state government, hospitals and clinics and public safety by erasing traditional county boundaries for increased collaboration, reducing capital expenditures and reduction of recurring telecommunication costs.
City of Williamstown Williamstown, KY  $        669,135 The City of Williamstown, KY ("Applicant")proposes to deploy high speed broadband services to Corinth, KY and Other Areas in Grant County, KY and Owen County, KY ("proposed service area"). The high speed broadband services will be deployed over a Fiber-To-The-Home system. The proposed service area is rural and unserved.
Northern Neck Planning District Commission Warsaw, VA  $   13,988,941 The Northern Neck Planning District Commission regional middle mile project consists of approx. 223 miles of new fiber optic cable, wireless towers and networking equipment designed to enhance broadband services by partnering with private providers across the 10 counties. The project will provide broadband access to more than 20,000 homes and businesses that currently have limited or no broadband
Auburn, City of Auburn, IN  $     5,771,743 Auburn Essential Services (AES) delivers industrial strength Broadband service via FTTx to the people of Auburn, IN. Presently all community anchor institutions are served by AES. Affordable broadband access linking these institutions to the rural community is missing. The Project specifically extends the existing AES FTTx network to underserved rural portions of the electric service territory.
Global Protection Communications Systems Port Chester, NY  $   35,000,001 Robust, high strand count all fiber optic backbone system linking population centers in Clinton, Essex, Franklin and Warren counties, New York. The network will allow for the delivery of all Next Generation Network applications including VoIP, IPTV, ultra-high speed data transfer and anytime-anywhere network storage. All facilities will be underground assuring reliability in all scenarios.
Snohomish County Everett, WA  $   15,645,751 This initiative will enable public/private partnerships that will build a middle mile, broadband fiber optic network in Snohomish County that will provide critical enhancements to public safety communications technology for police, fire, EMS, 911 Dispatch agencies and Washington DOT. Broadband services will be provided to hospitals, tribes, transit, utilities,schools and libraries and the Public.
The City of Unionville Unionville, MO  $     1,404,897 This project will build fiber to the home broadband system that will allow the City of Unionville and Lake THunderhead to provide high quality broadband service to our citizens which are currently in a rural underserved area. This project will help the quality of life and the economic opportunities of the community.
County of Rockbridge Lexington, VA  $     9,563,863 Rockbridge County, the cities of Lexington and Buena Vista,and Washington and Lee University have combined to build an open access publicly owned communications network. The Rockbridge Area Network project will provide advanced fiber optic infrastructure to all Government entities, Schools, Libraries, and Public Safety agencies in the Rockbridge area through a collocation data center at W&L.
Ponderosa Telephone O Neals, CA  $     2,855,605 Extend fiber services in the Ponderosa Telephone CIMA exchange area
NPG Cable, INC St. Joseph, MO  $     2,183,664 NPG, through partnerships with, public entities, hospital, schools and Universities, will leverage existing fiber builds to extend to multiple rural areas. This expansion would provide a Fiber Optic to the Home Broadband, Voice and Video solution for rural customers including an effective carrier-grade data transport for medical, educational, municipal and business customers
The Tulalip Tribes of Washington Tulalip, WA  $   12,322,399 The WA-RBC is an innovative cooperative (shared cost) broadband model offering 10Gbs interconnectivity between Northwest Indian tribes, rural communities, governments, schools, emergency services and ISP services (Internet, video, other data). Phase I of this expandable, cost-effective fiber optic network and will initially connect thirteen rural communites across three largely rural counties.
California Broadband Cooperative, Inc Vallejo, CA  $   81,195,374 Digital 395 is a 447 mile open access, mid-mile fiber network that spans 3 isolated counties of the Eastern Sierra (15% of CA area). Providing diverse routing between Carson City and Barstow, the new not-for-profit telephone co-op offers wholesale products to all service providers and governmental, educational and medical entities. The project creates 900 jobs and enables economic development.
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Champaign, IL  $   24,347,851 UC2B is an intergovernmental consortium of the University of Illinois and the cities of Urbana and Champaign providing fiber-optic broadband connectivity to the community's anchor institutions, fiber-to-the-home connectivity in underserved neighborhoods, improved access/support to public computing centers, and a sustainable adoption and educational outreach program for vulnerable populations.
OpenBand of Virginia, LLC Sterling, VA  $   12,940,814 The LoudounLight project will extend 80 miles of middle-mile fiber optic backbone infrastructure through underserved western Loudoun County, Virginia. LoudounLight will reach over 100 community anchor institutions and provide the much needed high-capacity backhaul to support last mile broadband deployment and economic development along the County's northern, western and southwestern borders.
TSBL Management, Inc. Dallas, TX  $     1,331,015 Applicant will build a middle mile fiber optic network connecting Brownsville, Texas; Harlingen, Texas; and surrounding communities.
State Telephone Company, Inc. Coxsackie, NY  $     2,000,000 This project will build a fiber to the home and business located in the Villages of Coxsackie and Ravena. This project will use GPON technology based on a 1x32 architecture. All fiber drops will be home run from each respective central office. This makes for a more reliable network that will greatly increase our speed to the end user.
Troy Cablevision, Inc. Troy, AL  $   69,937,292 Alabama SmartBand-Rural Broadband for Economic Development and Energy Independence will serve 16,500 energy consumers in 4 unserved, underserved rural counties. SmartBand, the union of Broadband and Smart Grid infrastructure; collaborates with the South Alabama Electric Cooperative Smart Grid project at the USDOE; will build a 1 Gbps network connecting 13 electricity substations and brings FTTH.
F&B Communications, Inc. Wheatland, IA  $     3,237,750 Project will provide advanced services via fiber optic network to the rural areas surrounding the Iowa communities of Bennett,Delmar & Lowden. Services offered will include high speed Internet exceeding 20Mbps, digital television, and voice services. Proposed design provides necessary infrastructure to support and adapt to future capacity requirement and new technologies.
Climax Telephone Company Climax, MI  $     3,142,327 Climax Telephone Company (CTC) ILEC serves the rural communities of Climax and Scotts, MI. All community anchor institutions are served by CTC. Affordable ubiquitous broadband access is missing for residents. No cable modem or fixed wireless exists. DSL availability is limited. This project specifically proposes to replace the aged copper plant with FTTx.
Tombigbee Electric Cooperative, Inc. Guin, AL  $     1,199,158 Build out of a 'managed' fiber optic network throughout Lamar & Marion Counties consisting of approximately 45 miles of 36 pair fiber optic cabling. This network will provide access to high speed bandwidth to unserved and underserved areas of rural West Alabama.
C-M-L Telephone Cooperative Association Meriden, IA  $     1,519,225 Project will provide advanced services via fiber optic network to rural Iowa communities including; Archer and Meriden. Services offered will include high speed internet exceeding 20Mbps, digital television, and telephone service. Proposed design provides necessary infrastructure to support and adapt to future capacity requirements and new technologies.
FTC Diversified Services, Inc. Kingstree, SC  $     6,688,248 Provide fiber to the premises (FTTx) to the rural communities of Santee, Lamar, and Andrews, South Carolina. "Next Generation" broadband service to these communities will offer the highest speed broadband access to 3,167 homes and 412 businesses to facilitate rural economic development. The average unemployment for these communities was 14.7 percent in June 2009 (the latest available).
Federated Telephone Cooperative Chokio, MN  $   13,566,222 This project consists of building a FTTP system to deploy voice, video, and data services to the exchanges of Appleton, Madison, and rural Morris Minnesota.
The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX  $   99,825,257 UT and A&M led engineering, construction and operation of a non-profit rural broadband network to solve the middle mile problem in Texas rural communities of need. Deliverable will be gigabit ethernet POPs in currently unserved rural areas. This is a coordinated project involving dozens of municipalities and rural electric co-ops as well as the LCRA and USFon which is a 501(c(3).
Public Utility District of Pend Oreille County Newport, WA  $   27,325,803 Development of Ethernet over fiber, last mile, open access network for underserved areas of Pend Oreille County. System will be integrated into the existing 125-mile backbone and a portion of the network will be used to provide redundancy and diversity to the existing transport backbone.
Frontier Communications of America, Inc. Stamford, CT  $   40,674,893 Provide fiber optic connectivity to selected locations, identified by the State of West Virginia to include: schools, libraries, primary care centers, nursing homes, hospitals, rural health care centers and 911 centers.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        534,759 Iowa Telecom proposes one Middle-Mile project to build interoffice fiber optic facilities between its facilities in Coggan, IA and Walker, IA and two last mile projects. These projects will extend fiber facilities to three underserved communities where it will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        284,166 Iowa Telecom proposes two Middle-Mile projects to build interoffice fiber optic facilities between Arlington, IA and Volga, IA and between Dyersville, IA and New Vienna, IA. These projects will extend fiber facilities to two underserved communities where it will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        797,066 Iowa Telecom proposes one Middle-Mile project to build interoffice fiber optic facilities between its central offices in Lowden, IA and Stanwood, IA. This project will extend fiber facilities to six unserved or underserved communities where it will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        505,841 Iowa Telecom proposes one Middle-Mile project to build interoffice fiber optic facilities between its central offices in Pella, IA and Tracy, IA. This project will extend fiber facilities to two unserved communities where it will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        799,048 Iowa Telecom proposes one Middle-Mile project to build interoffice fiber optic facilities between its facilities in Barnes City, IA and Sigourney, IA. This project will extend fiber facilities to four unserved or underserved communities where it will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        287,773 Iowa Telecom proposes one Middle-Mile project to build interoffice fiber optic facilities between its central offices in Keota, IA and Washington, IA. This project will extend fiber facilities to one underserved community where it will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        790,967 Iowa Telecom proposes three Middle-Mile projects to build interoffice fiber optic facilities between Clarinda and Gravity; Bridgewater and Fontanelle; and, Cincinnati and Centerville (each in IA). These projects will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet to three underserved communities.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        794,755 Iowa Telecom proposes five Middle-Mile and one Last-Mile projects to extend fiber optic facilities to Magnolia, Moscow, Delmar, Packwood, Luxemburg, Colesburg and the Deer Run subdivision in Newton (each in IA). These projects will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet to these underserved communities.
Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. Newton, IA  $        500,943 Iowa Telecom proposes five Middle-Mile projects to extend fiber optic facilities to Farson, Hillsboro, Marble Rock, Mt. Union and Primrose (each in IA). These projects will deploy digital subscriber line equipment capable of providing up to 15 mbps connectivity to the Internet to these underserved communities.
The Hancock Telephone Company, Inc Hancock, NY  $   10,567,734 Hancock Telephone is proposing to deploy a state of the art DWDM FTTH system capable of providing 100 MEG of symetrical bandwidth to every customer in its operating territory. This system will supply voice, digital video and high speed data to the service area.
Monroe Telephone Company Monroe, OR  $     6,676,680 Monroe Telephone proposes to extend broadband services to underserved rural areas adjacent to its serving area in Census Tracts 103 & 104, Benton County, Oregon and Census Tracts 4.02 & 4.03, Lane County, Oregon. This project uses the latest fiber-to-the premise technology to deliver very high speed services over fiber optic cables to families, community organizations & businesses.
Tanadgusix Corporation Anchorage, AK  $        941,180 This project builds a last mile fiber optic plant and backbone providing broadband access to all residences, businesses and facilities on St. Paul Island. This Aleut community 265 miles north of Dutch Harbor, serves as the Coast Guard's SAR helicopter base during the 'Deadliest Catch' fishing season. St. Paul's isolated emergency services and economy are particularly dependent on Broadband access.
Sawtooth Technologies LLC Stevenson, WA  $     2,595,652 SawNet will provide the Wind River Nursery and Skamania County with stable, redundant, broadband service and support through a fiber-optic microwave hybrid network built upon existing infrastructure originating in Stevenson. This combination middle/last mile project will bring service to many communities: stimulating economic development and serving community institutions in Skamania County.
E-Mac Corporation McLean, VA  $   35,500,000 E-Mac is deploying a fast Internet and digital TV services which include voice and data transmissions, Internet access, video and radio broadcasts. The initial concept of this project calls for a hybrid network combining satellite, fiber optics, microwave and last mile
Cook County, Minnesota Grand Marais, MN  $   33,658,409 This grant application is being filed by the Cook County, Minnesota. Cook County proposes to build and operate a 'fiber-to-the-premises" broadband communications network to bring broadband to the unserved areas in Cook County. The County plans to bring a triple play network to the County, bringing high speed Internet access to the service area for the first time plus competition with video and voi
Southwest Texas Telephone Company Rocksprings, TX  $   57,131,782 Southwest Texas Telephone Company will deploy fiber-optic cable in a rural, remote and underserved area of Edwards, Kinney, Real and Uvalde Counties, Texas. The project will extend fiber-optic cable to within 5,000 feet of all subscribers currently served by copper cable. When completed the project will enable these rural subscribers to enjoy the full benefits of broadband service.
Northeast Service Cooperative Mountain Iron, MN  $   43,498,220 The Northeast Service Cooperative in partnership with state & local agencies, schools & health care organizations will implement a middle mile project to make dark fiber, wavelength services available to private sector providers in rural areas of northeast Minnesota. The project will improve access to critical education & health care services to 20,000 households which lack broadband services.
Wichita Online, Inc. Medicine Park, OK  $        991,372 FTTx Last mile project to Meers community for high speed broadband.
Wichita Online, Inc. Medicine Park, OK  $     1,402,279 This project consists of installing a 60 mile Fiber transport network between Medicine Park, OK and Mt. View, Ok. This network will pass through three communities and allow High Speed Fiber connections to two Health clinics, three town Halls and seven fire departments. This will also allow two local Telephone Companies to connect for alternative routes and higher band width opportunities.
FTC Diversified Services, Inc. Kingstree, SC  $     6,873,776 Provide fiber to the premises (FTTx) to the rural communities of Kingstree, Lake City, Olanta, Manning, Bishopville, and Summerton, SC. "Next Generation" broadband service to these communities will offer the highest speed broadband access to 11,356 homes and 1,058 businesses to facilitate rural economic development. The average unemployment for these communities was 15 percent in June 2009.
Maryland Broadband Cooperative, Inc Salisbury, MD  $ 126,370,000 The Maryland Broadband Cooperative is a public/private partnership to promote economic development through the deployment of technology infrastructures. Supported by its members who provide last mile services, our mission is to spur economic growth through open access to broadband services via a fiber optic network that serves the rural communities of Eastern, Southern and Western Maryland.
UTAH TELECOMMUNICATION OPEN INFRASTRUCTURE AGENCY West Valley City, UT  $   33,716,935 The Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, Open Service Provider Network, Fiber to the Premises, currently deployed model here integrates LM with SBA and MM applications. Here UTOPIA will expand LM infrastructure into West Valley, Midvale, Murray, and Layton. 16 cities founded UTOPIA, their emissary and State agency designed to receive Utah's BTOP stimulus funds.
OneBroward, Inc. DAVIE, FL  $   16,637,983 The OneBroward -Digital Network Access(1B-DNA) is a unique middle mile broadband deployment project that will bring together public and nonprofit institutions to connect the most underserved communities in Broward County, FL. 1B-DNA will serve as an innovative connection and collaborative solution with emphasis on education, health care, government, public safety, and workforce development.
SHO-ME TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C. MARSHFIELD, MO  $ 140,700,000 The MoBroadbandNow Middle Mile Network brings open-access fiber optic connectivity to rural Missouri. The network will include over 2,500 miles of fiber with 93 spans passing through 300 rural communities. The network also will connect 200 new broadband towers, sited throughout the state in unserved and underserved communities with fewer than 1,000 households.
Level 3 EON, LLC Broomfield, CO  $     3,599,820 Level 3 EON proposes a middle-mile project to leverage its national fiber optic network by opening new access points offering underserved areas a new on-ramp to high-speed services. By investing in additional fiber optic transmission equipment and supporting network elements last mile providers and their subscribers will gain access to the national Internet backbone at lower costs.
UTAH TELECOMMUNICATION OPEN INFRASTRUCTURE AGENCY West Valley City, UT  $   13,216,653 The Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, Open Service Provider Network, Fiber to the Premises, currently deployed model here integrates MM with LM and SBA applications. MM will build backbone distribution rings in Layton, Midvale/Murray, West Valley, Orem and Centerville. 16 cities founded UTOPIA, the State agency designed to receive Utah's BTOP stimulus funds.
Level 3 EON, LLC Broomfield, CO  $     5,194,691 Level 3 EON proposes a middle-mile project to leverage its national fiber optic network by opening new access points offering underserved areas a new on-ramp to high-speed services. By investing in additional fiber optic transmission equipment and supporting network elements last mile providers and their subscribers will gain access to the national Internet backbone at lower costs.
Level 3 EON, LLC Broomfield, CO  $     1,349,427 Level 3 EON proposes a middle-mile project to leverage its national fiber optic network by opening new access points offering underserved areas a new on-ramp to high-speed services. By investing in additional fiber optic transmission equipment and supporting network elements last mile providers and their subscribers will gain access to the national Internet backbone at lower costs.
Level 3 EON, LLC Broomfield, CO  $     2,168,010 Level 3 EON proposes a middle-mile project to leverage its national fiber optic network by opening new access points offering underserved areas a new on-ramp to high-speed services. By investing in additional fiber optic transmission equipment and supporting network elements last mile providers and their subscribers will gain access to the national Internet backbone at lower costs.
Level 3 EON, LLC Broomfield, CO  $     1,738,340 Level 3 EON proposes a middle-mile project to leverage its national fiber optic network by opening new access points offering underserved areas a new on-ramp to high-speed services. By investing in additional fiber optic transmission equipment and supporting network elements last mile providers and their subscribers will gain access to the national Internet backbone at lower costs.
Extreme Copper, Inc. Newbury Park, CA  $     2,874,684 Broadband Deployment for Tocaloma, Forest Knolls, Bolinas & other areas. Proposal to build 12 mi. of overhead/underground fiber optic cable from Olema to Bolinas & 15 mi. from Olema to Woodacre & other areas. Fiber will be 12 count/single mode. Funding will cover cost of fiber/coax, placement of fiber, laser transmitters, receivers, splicing, connectors, labor, activation, test/link to premises.
Mississippi Economic Growth Alliance and Point of Presence, Inc. Tupelo, MS  $   50,000,000 MEGAPOP will install fiber-optic cable that will pass 95% of approximately 27,912 homes and almost 5,000 businesses in 11 communities in Mississippi. This fiber build will support an 'open access" network & be connected to the Internet utilizing existing and expanded "middle-mile" infrastructure owned by MEGAPOP.
Gridley Communications Gridley, IL  $        755,775 This grant is being filed by Gridley Communications Inc. of Gridley, IL seeking funding to construct fiber to serve homes located around Lake Bloomington in Illinois in an area that is rural and currently unserved by broadband. Gridley and its affiliates already offer triple play services in other areas and are seeking money only to build the fiber and electronics needed to reach this area.
City of Bristol, VA d/b/a Bristol Virginia Utilities Bristol, VA  $   33,864,404 This grant application is being filed by Bristol Virginia Utilities and the Cumberland Plateau Planning District. The grant proposes to extend an existing 'fiber-to-the-premises" ('FTTP") broadband communications network to bring broadband to unserved areas in the Appalachian Plateau of Southwest Virginia. The areas to be served are all rural and do not have broadband today.
Shellsburg Cablevision, Inc. Shellsburg, IA  $     2,935,881 Project will provide advanced services via fiber optic network to the rural Iowa communities of Coggon, & Ryan. Services offered will include high speed internet exceeding 20Mbps, digital television, and telephone service. Proposed design provides necessary infrastructure to support and adapt to future capacity requirement and new technologies.
J.B.N. TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. HOLTON, KS  $   14,676,119 JBN Telephone Company headquartered in Holton, Kansas, proposes to construct fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) throughout the certificated areas of its seven most western exchanges (West Cluster) and the Barnes exchange (Barnes).
Roadstar Internet, Inc. Ashburn, VA  $     3,379,464 Design, construct and operate an optical fiber network to extend broadband connectivity to the underserved areas of northwestern Loudoun County, VA. This network will serve key anchor institutions and be available for service providers to utilize for deploying advanced broadband services to the underserved households in the area.
NextGen Internet Systems Inc Corvallis, OR  $   19,391,610 Install a 10Gb plus fiber cable and network infrastructure in underserved areas from Eugene to Corvallis, Oregon. Install an open, fixed wireless network to enhance the broadband offering in underserved areas.
Small Town Fiber, Inc. Owatonna, MN  $   26,094,252 This project is being submitted with the hopes of serving a few small towns that have no access to broadband at all and a few more that have very limited access. This would be a state of the art passive fiber optic network.
Mountain RTCC West Liberty, KY  $   78,124,579 Mountain RTCC plans to deploy a fiber-cable based Broadband Network in Morgan, Menifee, Wolfe and Elliott counties of Kentucky. This network will provide over 20 mbps bandwidth to end users. It is Mountain RTCC's intent to bring affordable broadband access to these counties to enhance economic development and work force training.
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Fort Defiance, AZ  $   34,489,357 The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority & Commnet Wireless propose a middle-mile fiber optic backbone with a microwave backup and interconnection to a POP in Albuquerque, NM, in conjunction with a wireless last-mile component which will ensure the benefits are promptly delivered to a population in dire need of these services in underserved portions of the Navajo Nation in Arizona, Utah & New Mexico.
PacTex Communications, LLC Scottsdale, AZ  $ 141,372,478 PacTex Communications, LLC proposes to expand upon its access to a east-west right of way across the State of Arizona to deliver broadband services to unserved and underserved rural areas of the State. Broadband will be delivered as middle mile services offering interconnection access to all last mile providers in the area served.
Regional Optical Comm. Inc Princeton, WV  $   42,061,882 This grant request, the Rahall Broadband Initiative, is being filed by Regional Optical Communications, Inc. (ROC), a non-profit corporation owned jointly by the Region 1 and Region 4 Planning and Development Councils of West Virginia. ROC proposes to build a middle-mile fiber network that brings affordable fiber connectivity to eleven counties of West Virginia.
TelJet Longhaul LLC South Burlington, VT  $   25,856,240 TelJet Northern Mountain Network (TNMN) project provides broadband services to medical, educational and municipal institutions located in 'unserved' and 'underserved' areas of rural New Hampshire and Vermont. TNMN will connect multiple Federally funded fiber optic networks into a continuous state-of-the-art open access fiber network linking New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and Maine.
FTC Diversified Services, Inc. Kingstree, SC  $   16,026,944 Provide fiber to the premises (FTTx) to the City of Sumter, SC. "Next Generation" broadband service to this community will offer the highest speed broadband access to 13,010 homes and 1,525 businesses which serve as a regional business, health care, and education hub for surrounding rural counties in the eastern Midlands of SC. The unemployment rate for the Sumter MSA was 14.3% in June 2009.
LENOWISCO, LLC Duffield, VA  $     6,919,292 LENOWISCO intends to decentralize low-cost bandwidth from Tier I cities by creating a Tier I Broadband Corridor. We will use newly built fiber to create a high capacity transport network that will deliver bandwidth at almost infinite number of points along the route that will be sold at distance-insensitive, flat-rates. This will make all areas along the route competitive for economic development.
Powell Valley Electric Coop, Inc New Tazewell, TN  $   36,805,288 Powell Valley Electric Cooperative wishes to construct a last-mile project in Tennessee. This project will support Powell Valley Electric Cooperative's SmartGrid Initiative, and will provide multiple services over fiber-optics to the rural areas of Northeast Tennessee via its partner Sunset Digital Communications, Inc.
ION Hold Co.,LLC Albany, NY  $   39,724,614 ION will build 10 new segments of "Middle Mile" infrastructure which will incorporate more than 70 additional rural communities into its current statewide fiber backbone.ION will enhance its reach throughout rural New York with its Open Network design; this will enable a host of last mile service providers to bring their products and services to numerous underserved and unserved areas of rural NY.
Education & Research Consortium of the Western Carolinas, Inc. Asheville, NC  $   38,755,734 ERC Broadband will add 72 miles of sustainable middle mile fiber infrastructure in Graham and Buncombe counties supporting anchor institutions, public safety facilities, and government entities. A last mile fiber-to-the-home network to 97% of households and businesses in Yancey and Mitchell counties will be combined with a 43-mile middle mile fiber build through McDowell County for redundancy.
Northeast Ohio Managment Information Network Warren, OH  $     4,791,855 Ensure the 55,000 students and 6,000 teachers in Ashtabula and Trumbull County have a redundant, secure and accessible data center.This will provide broad to 47/202 buildings that are unserved.The opportunity to provide broadband will touch the government, schools, and businesses in the community by running fiber where there is none. It will also increase the economy by providing internet services
Halstad Telephone Company Halstad, MN  $     4,675,200 Halstad Telephone's project will deploy fiber-to-the-premise broadband internet and video services to 430 locations in rural Hillsboro, Traill County, North Dakota, utilizing 283 miles of fiber optic cable and providing those locations with broadband capability of 100 Megabits.
County of Otsego Oneonta, NY  $     3,588,368 Installation of a County-wide fiber optic backbone ring, designed to connect all areas of the community together thus enabling the deployment of affordable, high bandwidth capabilities for residents, businesses municipalities, educational entities, healthcare institutions and public safety entities
Home Town Cable TV, LLC Port St. Lucie, FL  $   32,796,948 Home Town Cable TV, LLC ('HTC") proposes to construct a 'middle mile" underground fiber infrastructure designed to offer new highly reliable access and affordable high speed broadband connectivity to competitive broadband service providers and community anchor institutions in underserved areas and other areas of central southern Florida.
Norlight Telecommunications, Inc Evansville, IN  $   22,768,599 Norlight Telecommunications, Inc. is proposing the construction of a 1,600+ mile fiber optic network throughout the twenty-four southernmost counties of Illinois, to deliver high-speed Ethernet services. These services will include Ethernet connectivity from 10Mb to 10Gb on either a point-to-point or Wide Area Network basis, as well as Internet access at various speeds.
SmartChicago Broadband Infrastructure Chicago, IL  $   96,422,080 SmartChicago will create a middle-mile fiber network to provide access for 497 strategic anchor institutions, over 20,000 underserved households, 4,408 businesses, with support for 1,500 open interconnect points. SmartChicago will also create 15,616 direct jobs. This application serves as a companion to the SmartChicago Public Computer Centers and Sustainable Broadband Adoption applications.
New York State Office for Technology Albany, NY  $     1,514,072 The project will provide dark fiber for high speed, high capacity connectivity between the State University of New York Research Center at Stony Brook and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Ultimately, the research network will link 4 state university centers with 2 IBM Supercomputers, providing powerful research and development capability, and economic development opportunities.
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Nespelem, WA  $   20,488,035 The CTCR proposes a middle-mile fiber optic broadband project to bring nearly 255 miles of broadband to the entire community-enabling last mile and local providers to push retail services to the home and business. This middle-mile network, Colville Confederated Tribes Network", 'CCTNet" will connect 30 anchor institutions, including 20 government buildings, the libraries in all 4 districts.
District of Columbia Government Washington, DC  $   28,480,000 Deploy fiber to community anchor institutions and wifi access points for institutional as well as free public access at the institutional sites. From these new fiber end points and existing ones, deploy free public wifi mesh in Proposed Funded Service Area using open source equipment enabling public to extend mesh to fill in coverage and create community clouds using District backhaul.
New York State Office for Technology Albany, NY  $        240,000 CIO/OFT will provide high-speed, high-capacity connectivity between SUNYIT in Utica and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) in Albany. These schools are partnering to create a new semiconductor packaging center and a new classroom laboratory, training and support facility at SUNYIT. High-speed connectivity between the campuses is paramount for the success of this initiative.
Socket Telecom, LLC Columbia, MO  $   27,918,340 Socket proposes to improve the quality of life and economic and educational opportunities available in Missouri's rural Boone & Callaway Counties through the construction of a fiber to the home network(92%) with a wireless overlay(8%). 6,427 homes, 43 Critical Community Facilities, Community Anchor Facilities & Public Safety entities, and 528 business will be connected with speeds up to 20Mbps.
Contact Network Inc. d/b/a InLine Birmingham, AL  $   11,398,849 The proposed project will develop a broadband infrastructure throughout 6 counties in Northwest Alabama, including Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Tuscaloosa, Walker, and Winston counties. The project will provide high speed internet services to both residents and commercial clients through a hybrid network implementation consisting of fiber cabling and broadcasted wireless service.
City of Hartford Hartford, CT  $     6,529,756 The City of Hartford, CT seeks to provide public access to on-line information and software applications at a reduced cost by extending its broadband fiber optic and Wi-Fi networks to community organizations and businesses located within and around the city of Hartford and serving the greater Hartford area.
City of Windom Windom, MN  $   12,700,250 SWMBG is proposing to build fiber-to-the-premise infrastructure to eight rural communities throughout Southwestern Minnesota. The network will consist of a 125 mile fiber ring which will connect the eight communities and an FTTP infrastructure within the communities that will support a total of over 3,500 passings.
NATVentures LLC Bangor, ME  $   34,000,000 To expand high speed broadband to rural, underserved areas of Maine, including all Native American Tribal lands within Maine.
City of Highland Highland, IL  $     6,563,214 City of Highland (Highland) plans to deliver ultra high speed Broadband service via FTTP to the people of Highland, Illinois. Plans include connectivity to all interested businesses, residents and community anchor institutions in the proposed funded service territory. Services will include voice, video and data.
Litestream Holdings, LLC. West Palm Beach, FL  $     2,032,614 Litestream Holdings, LLC. proposes to extend its existing fiber trunk to serve 1440 existing locations and a total of 1900 future locations in the subdivision named "King and Bear" in unincorporated St. Johns County, Florida. The project will deliver High-Speed Internet, Digital Voice, and Digital/High-Definition Video services. This project requests 80% grant funding with 20% matching funds.
Litestream Holdings, LLC. West Palm Beach, FL  $     4,475,395 Litestream Holdings, LLC proposes to serve over 1560 underserved rural existing locations and a total of 5478 future locations in the subdivision named "Flagler Estates" in unincorporated St. Johns County, Florida. The project will deliver High-Speed Internet and Digital Voice to these locations. 100% grant funding will be required so that this project will be economically feasible.
Dale-Media, Inc. Snow Hill, NC  $     2,902,771 I have a desire, vision, & the opportunity to build the most cost effective/high quality fiber to the home (FTTH) system in the nation. With over 30 years experience, FTTH certified, NCTC membership for volume discount, I propose to build a FTTH system with affordable high-speed internet, creating jobs, computer training centers, free services to schools, fire stations, governmental sites, etc.
North Florida Broadband Authority Tallahassee, FL  $   30,142,676 The North Florida Broadband Authority(NFBA)Project represents a collaborative effort from 14 rural Florida counties and several cities. This project will create a new Middle Mile infrastructure across the region to deliver high-speed broadband access to vastly improve sustainable economic development, educational resources, and access to advanced health care services.
NTELOS Telephone Inc. Waynesboro, VA  $   16,124,176 This last-mile project will bring much-needed broadband infrastructure and services to un-served and under-served households, businesses and critical community institutions in rural Alleghany County, VA. The fiber-based project will create new jobs, enable work-from-home jobs, foster economic development, and improve the ongoing health, education and public safety of the county's citizens.
New York State Office for Technology Albany, NY  $     1,574,308 CIO/OFT will provide dark fiber for high-speed, high-capacity connectivity between NY's Southern Tier and Syracuse. The route is approximately 125 miles and provides for connections in Onondaga, Tompkins, and Broome Counties. OFT will use this connection to deliver state applications via our existing statewide fiber optic wide area network to government offices located in the Southern Tier.
City of Rockford Rockford, IL  $   70,893,730 The Greater Rockford Fiber Optic Systems consists of 3 counties and their community anchor institutions. It is a regional dark fiber network that will enhance public safety, provide disaster recovery capabilities, and improve service delivery to the citizens, students, library patrons, parks users, disabled constituents, challenged computer users, & patients.
MERITEL GROUP INC AUMSVILLE, OR  $     4,185,290 TO UTILIZE A CURRENT FIBER NETWORK PROJECT TO EXTEND THE NETWORK TO EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES PREVIOUSLY UNSERVED DUE TO COST OF IMPLEMENTATION. TO BUILD OUT THE NETWORK TO BEGIN DATA SERVICES VIA FTTH PROVISION IN THE RURAL AREAS AROUND AUMSVILLE AND TURNER, OREGON.
Sandwich Isles Communications, Inc. Honolulu, HI  $ 131,939,909 Project will bring high speed broadband to rural areas on islands of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. These 3 middle-mile routes will complete company's state-wide underground network providing the latest broadband technology to its customers. Network will be made available to other service providers to maximize usage. A network operation center is also included for monitoring and maintaining the network.
Panhandle Area Council, Inc Hayden, ID  $   54,569,398 Northern Idaho Panhandle, rural two-county open access fiber-to-the-premise and WiMax broadband infrastructure, economic development and public benefit initiative. Will provide high bandwidth infrastructure connecting all community anchor institutions and almost all homes and businesses in Bonner and Boundary Counties.
City of Tulsa Tulsa, OK  $   46,400,000 The applicant intends to construct a middle mile project which extends the current fiber conduit system and expands coverage to the City's North and West. Collaborating with telecom providers, The City expects to connect anchor institutions as well as industrial and business districts to stimulate the demand for broadband while encouraging economic growth, job creation and competition.
Allband Communications Cooperative Curran, MI  $ 132,849,932 Provide last mile broadband utilizing FTTH and fixed wireless in over 2800 square miles in rural remote areas of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Upgrades to FTTH and new towers for fixed wireless broadband to connect unserved and underserved areas. Upsurge of new broadband households will spur economic activity and create/save jobs. Anchor Institutions will benefit greatly with project.
Emery Telcom Video, LLC ORANGEVILLE, UT  $     3,566,563 Backhaul will use a 10gbs MPLS IP core into WesternFiberNet's Utah statewide network. The fiber local loop will be provided by upgrading ETV's existing CATV infratructure to FTTP. Because of the extensive project, a hybrid HFC plant will be deployed as a interim step. The proposed solution will be active ethernet. Electronics will use a dedicated port with upto 1gb bandwidth to end locations.
NetSurf USA, Inc. French Lick, IN  $   71,503,259 Affordable ubiquitous broadband access is missing for rural residents. NetSurfUSA's plan is to provide access to broadband services via FTTP to the entire service territory in rural southern Indiana, including 55 rural communities. Some community anchor institutions are already served by NetSurf.
Halstad Telephone Company Halstad, MN  $     6,555,000 Halstad Telephone will install Fiber-to-the-Premise broadband to 1,069 underserved locations in 5 towns and surrounding rural/farm areas in Norman and Polk Counties in Minnesota, utilizing 320 miles of fiber optic cable and providing those locations with broadband capability of 100 Megabits, thus converting an existing Fiber-to-the-Node system which does not meet the required service level.
CalNeva Broadband, LLC Winnemucca, NV  $        196,000 Project extends CalNeva Broadband LLC's (Calneva)existing coverage to encompass an additional 1083 unserved and underserved homes. Calneva wll provide both Data and VOIP telephony to the expanded areas.
Hampton Roads Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. Norfolk, VA  $   59,969,895 HRRAN will interconnect with other area regional networks as a cooperative focused on high-performance 100Gbps broadband infrastructure for Hampton Roads primary anchor institutions consisting of 18 school districts, universities, and emergency services in order to effectively offer broadband connectivity, content, educational products, and community information for the region's 2,591,066 citizens
United Telephone Mutual Aid Corporation Langdon, ND  $   50,794,279 United Telephone Mutual Aid Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiary, Turtle Mountain Communications, jointly referred to as 'UTMA", will deploy advanced broadband facilities to rural, remote and underserved areas located in northeastern North Dakota. UTMA is proposing to provide broadband services to their entire service area using Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) solution.
Bretton Woods Telephone Company, Inc. Bretton Woods, NH  $        985,000 The national broadband network is only as strong as its weakest link, if the last mile is substandard, the opportunity to connect all citizens to high-speed broadband cannot be realized. Therefore, BWTC intends to purchase and install FTTP and associated electronics within selected census block groups in our existing footprint and to add additional central office space.
Northast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        660,700 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Blackhawk Hills Resource Conservation & Development Rock Falls, IL  $   67,158,710 The Blackhawk Hills Fiber Optic System, a regional dark fiber system, meets the connectivity needs of local governments, schools, libraries, parks, community colleges, regional public safety dispatch operations and major hospitals in the area. This will improve service delivery to the citizens, students, library and park users, disabled constituents, and challenged computer users.
KEPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. d/b/a ACD.net & ACD Telecom Lansing, MI  $   13,737,775 This project includes a network comprised of fiber-to-the-home, fixed wireless, and the necessary middle-mile connectivity within two rural area counties (Berrien and Cass) that will expand high speed data services to un-served and under-served homes, businesses, and critical service entities in the southwestern portion of the lower peninsula of the State of Michigan.
Cumberland Cellular Inc. dba Duo County Telecom Jamestown, KY  $   15,156,778 Cumberland Cellular Inc. (CCI) dba Duo County Telecom, Inc. proposes to build a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network to provide interactive communications and entertainment services to residential and business customers in underserved areas within Adair Co. KY. CCI will use the funding to build-out and deploy a cutting edge Last Mile FTTH system in four census tracks in Adair Co. KY.
Thacker Grigsby Telephone Company Hindman, KY  $     5,970,699 Thacker-Grigsby Telephone Company plans to deploy a fiber-optic network in portions of Breathitt County, Kentucky. This network will be capable of providing broadband internet access to end users,community anchor institutions and public safety entities. It is Thacker-Grigsby's intent to bring affordable broadband access to this area to enhance economic development and education.
Citizens Telecommunications Company of West Virginia Stamford, CT  $   14,499,017 Provide fiber optic connectivity to selected locations identified by the State of West Virginia to include: schools, libraries, primary care centers, nursing homes, hospitals, rural health care centers and 911 centers.
GlenMartin, Inc Boonville, MO  $ 159,729,224 Two thousand miles of 10 GigE service throughout Missouri.
Alpena Public School District Alpena, MI  $        875,564 The initiative focuses on the expansion of the Alpena Regional Fiber Consortium to assist underserved non-profits. This project provides cost savings, transforms internet technology, and builds fiber redundancy to the area. Together with our regional partners, the initiative provides community and economic development for the State of Michigan's most economically depressed region.
Consolidated Electric Cooperative Inc Mount Gilead, OH  $     2,433,912 Consolidated Electric Cooperative is proposing construction of an open-connectivity fiber optic backbone network. This middle mile project is integral to a Smart Grid initiative and broadband service that will bring urban connectivity to rural Ohio. Multiple benefits include economic development, job creation, connectivity of Village, County, State, medical, and educational facilities.
Bay Country Communications Inc Cambridge, MD  $        723,455 Bay Country Communications Last Mile South Dorchester Connect is 17 miles of fiber optic lines underground and along existing telephone poles. The Business-Technology Park near N. Cambridge airport connects underserved south county. A wireless network installed in a K-8 school. Fiber optic and terrestrial wireless creates jobs, improves service quality, consumer choice and broadband reliability.
Emery Telcom Video LLC Orangeville, UT  $     5,781,364 Backhaul will use a 10gbs MPLS IP core into WesternFiberNet's Utah statewide network. The fiber local loop will be provided by upgrading ETV's existing CATV infratructure to FTTP. The proposed solution will be active ethernet. Electronics will use a dedicated port with upto 1gb bandwidth to end locations.
American Samoa Telecommunications Authority Pago Pago, HI  $   91,034,763 The Broadband Linking the American Samoa "BLAST" Project will replace ASTCA's old deteriorating legacy copper infrastructure, with a more robust and weather durable fiber optic network that will link the main islands of American Samoa, making it possible to provide true broadband services to every household, business, and critical institution in American Samoa
DQE Communications, LLC Pittsburgh, PA  $   10,284,800 Greenlight Economic Stimulus Network (GESN) is a high capacity fiber optic middle mile network that will provide unlimited broadband connectivity to Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland Counties.
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Taos, NM  $   18,441,042 Kit Carson Electric Cooperative in Northern New Mexico intends to build a last mile, open access, fiber network to bring broadband to unserved and underserved residents, including Native American Pueblos, community anchor institutions and critical community facilities; to enable Smart Grid technology for sustainable energy development; and to create new jobs and foster economic development.
Montana Opticom, LLC Gallatin Gateway, MT  $   44,853,462 Montana Opticom, LLC will utilize wireless and Fiber to the Premises to expand high-speed broadband to rural communites and remote areas within Gallatin and Madison counties in Montana.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        724,000 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        871,700 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        892,800 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        913,900 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        938,000 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        618,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        787,300 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        664,800 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        913,900 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        618,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        850,600 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        829,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        871,700 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        829,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        639,600 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        745,100 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Village of New Albany New Albany, OH  $        828,364 This project will expand the Village's fiber optic network into the Business Park East area of Licking County, Ohio. The project includes running laterals to the local fire station, installing conduit, running fiber, installing a wireless network, and lighting it by building a point-of-presence facility. Businesses will be served by the fiber optics and residents will be served by the wireless.
Dakota 2000, Inc. Pierre, SD  $ 131,950,520 This project will connect all of the Tribes in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana together on a continuous fiber ring. Dakota 2000 Inc. will administer and oversee along with its group of vendors the installation of this fiber network. Upon completion this network will be owned and operated by those participating Tribes.
IP Networks Inc San Francisco, CA  $   17,668,288 The proposed fiber optic middle-mile project planned by IP Networks will traverse near the Highway 299 corridor extending between Eureka, California and Redding, California. The network will provide multi-gigabit broadband add/drop locations to underserved and unserved communities along the route as well as serve to stabilize the current network which is prone to extended outages.
Voice Runner, Inc. Katy, TX  $   22,735,456 Our company proposes to build, operate and maintain fiber optic cable and WI-MAX broadband infrastructure and technologies for the "under-served" areas in rural markets both west and north of the surrounding Houston, TX MSA. These areas meet the definition of "under-served" and have been historically dominated by the (1) and only local RLEC, monopoly.
Leaco Rural Telephone Coop. Inc Hobbs, NM  $   20,436,135 Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. proposes to provide FTTH service in the town of Lovington in southeastern New Mexico. The 20 million project will provide voice and data services to unserved and underserved areas. The shovel ready project will add 106 new construction jobs and 10 sustained jobs.
Leaco Rural Telephone Coop. Inc Hobbs, NM  $   30,221,209 Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. proposes to provide FTTH service in the town of Lovington in southeastern New Mexico. The $30,221,209 project will provide voice and data services to unserved and underserved areas. The shovel ready project will add 129 new construction jobs and 3 sustained jobs.
Pottawatomie Telephone Company Earlsboro, OK  $   32,688,342 Pottawatomie Telephone, LLC proposes to provide FTTH and wireless services in the rural areas of central Oklahoma. The $xxx M wireless project provides voice data and video services to unserved and underserved areas. The shovel ready project will add ____new construction jobs and ___ sustained jobs.
Cimarron Telephone Company, LLC Mannford, OK  $   32,688,340 Cimarron Telephone Company, LLC proposes to provide FTTH services in Cleveland, Fairfax, Mannford and Pawnee, Oklahoma. CimTel will also provide wireless broadband services in the rural areas of northeastern Oklahoma serving portions of Creek, Osage and Pawnee counties. The $32,601,040 combined projects provide voice, data and video services to unserved and underserved areas.
Piedmont Municipal Power Agency Greer, SC  $   15,600,816 Piedmont Municipal Power Agency (PMPA) seeks funding assistance for the construction of the PMPA FiberLink, a fiber optic communications network in northwestern South Carolina. This 386-mile fiber optic backbone will provide this underserved region with broadband capacity that will meet immediate and future communications needs while economically strengthening the region.
Fayetteville Public Utilities Fayetteville, TN  $     2,030,894 Fayetteville Public Utilities plans to build fiber to all county schools and pick up last mile customers within the rural fiber route.
Executive Office State of West Virginia Charleston, WV  $ 126,323,297 The West Virginia Statewide Broadband Infrastructure Project extends broadband services across the state by leveraging existing infrastructure to build a middle mile network with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) over Microwave and Fiber technology. The proposed network will provide a backbone to community anchors, including: schools, libraries, hospitals, public safety agencies and jails.
DeKalb County Government Sycamore, IL  $   11,864,164 DATA is a partnership between government and private business for the development of broadband in Illinois. DATA will deliver unrestricted fiber optic links for schools, healthcare, government, libraries, agriculture and higher education. The partnership works with private business to stimulate the economy with jobs and provide wholesale broadband over fiber optics to local businesses and ISP's.
Paducah Power System Paducah, KY  $     2,787,303 Paducah Power System (PPS) is applying for ARRA funds to extend the availability,affordability and speed of broadband services within the rural population outside of Paducah, KY. PPS operates an open access fiber network in partnership with several retail service providers. If funded, PPS would extend their broadband capabilities into into underserved areas in McCracken and surrounding counties.
Network USA Carencro, LA  $   12,301,542 The Louisiana Arkansas Middle Mile Project seeks to build a fiber optic system to improve access to critical community facilities, anchor institutions and consumers in unserved and underserved areas of central and northeast Louisiana, as well as, southern and central Arkansas.
Rural Broadband Now! LLC Willits, CA  $   39,047,114 A middle-mile, fiber-optic broadband infrastructure network that will address a critical need for improved interoffice transport and IP Access, enabling last-mile service providers to expand and improve broadband access to residents and businesses in underserved and unserved areas of Mendocino County, CA.
AlyricaTel, Inc. Philomath, OR  $        691,256 AlyricaTel proposes to provide high-speed broadband to the city of Halsey using a fiber-to-the-home network, with the goal of providing broadband to the Halsey Community Center. Wireless internet will be provided for the greater Halsey area via a fixed wireless station powered by solar and wind energy on nearby Peterson's Butte.
GTA Telecom, LLC Tamuning, GU  $     1,360,605 Provide a 633 Mbps Internet connection between Guam and U.S. Mainland for use by anchor communities like Government of Guam and its agencies to provide enhanced connectivity and reduce latency for demand growth in a cost effective way by utilizing existing GTA Guam network for delivery
Artesia, City of Artesia, NM  $        950,000 Expand current network outside central city area into commercial, residential, low income housing and rural areas with limited or no broadband access with a 20 mile long fiber ring. Project will connect city facilities and city will lease excess capacity to interested ISPS. Expansion is shovel ready. Completion time is 6 months. Start date is 2 weeks after receipt of funds.
Reedsburg Utility Commission Reedsburg, WI  $     5,233,572 This project expands the existing fiber optic network operated by City of Reedsburg acting through Reedsburg Utility Commission, to extend advanced communications services to rural areas having limited dial-up internet access. Services will include Light-Speed internet access, Cable TV, Telephone, and Multi-Megabit data services over secure, buried fiber optic cable to rural homes & businesses.
Peninsula Fiber Network, LLC Munising, MI  $   21,701,100 Install fiber optic cable to unserved and underserved areas in Upper Peninsula: from Kinross to Ironwood (US 2), Marquette to Big Bay, Houghton to Calumet, to Newberry and Marquette to L'Anse. Integrate existing facilities to complete multiple rings. Connect critical community facilities and community anchor institutions to these fiber rings. Offer affordable and reliable Broadband Services.
TOWN OF PINETOPS PINETOPS, NC  $     2,670,000 THE PINETOPS BROADBAND INITIATIVE PROJECT WILL PROVIDE FIBER TO THE HOME SPEEDS TO THE RESIDENTS OF PINETOPS. THE PROGRAM WILL INSURE THE HIGHEST CONNECTION SPEEDS TO THE INTERNET TO ENHANCE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO THIS RURAL UNDERSERVED COMMUNITY.
Wiggins Telephone Association Wiggins, CO  $     4,328,431 Wiggins Telephone Association, Inc., headquartered in Wiggins, Colorado, proposes to construct fiber-to-the premises in the Weldona-Orchard area of northeastern Colorado.
Phalanx Technology Holdings, LLC Cedar Rapids, IA  $   91,713,422 FTTH in last mile for 19 communities in Eastern Iowa providing Internet download speeds at 50Mbps potential bandwidth, choice of provider, Cable TV (IPTV) and Voice services (VoIP). Portions of routes to be donated/sold back to local public saftey networks.
Boycom Cablevision, INc Poplar Bluff, MO  $   40,894,912 The Southern Missouri Broadband Project will consist of approximately 600 miles of "middle mile" infrastructure spanning along the U.S. Highway 60 corridor from Charleston, Missouri in the east to Springfield, Missouri in the west. The service area is 100% rural and both unserved and underserved regions. The total project cost is estimated at $82,407,112 and will serve 231,311 households.
TSBL Management, Inc. dallas, TX  $     2,131,282 Applicant will build a middle mile fiber optic network connecting Brownsville, Texas; Hidalgo, Texas; and surrounding communities.
Slic Network Solutions Potsdam, NY  $     5,328,642 Slic Network Solutions, Inc. is proposing to construct 136 miles of fiber optic cable and purchase the necessary equipment and electronics to deliver advanced broadband services to 726 unserved households in remote western Franklin County, NY. The proposal also includes voice and IPTV services over the same facilities.
Comanche County Telephone Company, Inc. De Leon, TX  $     6,428,200 This proposal includes upgrading the data network capability of Comanche County Telephone Company, Inc., by installing 186 miles of fiber adjacent to the existing copper line network, and establishing wireless service into two communities that are completely surrounded by its ILEC coverage area.
Oklahoma Telephone & Telegraph, Inc. Dustin, TX  $     3,924,000 This Proposal upgrades the broadband capability by deploying fiber.
Troy Cablevision, Inc. Troy, AL  $   69,937,292 Alabama SmartBand-Rural Broadband for Economic Development and Energy Independence will serve 16,500 energy consumers in 4 unserved, underserved rural counties. SmartBand, the union of Broadband and Smart Grid infrastructure; collaborates with the South Alabama Electric Cooperative Smart Grid project at the USDOE; will build a 1 Gbps network connecting 13 electricity substations and brings FTTH.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        639,600 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Accipiter Communications Inc. d/b/a Zona Communications Phoenix, AZ  $   39,240,729 Fiber-to-the-home and wireless last mile infrastructure to serve the following rural Arizona communities: Wittmann, Circle City, Morristown, Wickenburg, Congress, Yarnell, Peeples Valley, Wilhoit, Kirkland, Skull Valley, Tonopah, Wintersburg, and Arlington.
PRIDE Network, Inc. Lubbock, TX  $   19,121,002 PRIDE Network proposes to construct a FTTP telecommunications infrastructure, with a WiMAX service-extension overlay, that will bring advanced broadband services to rural communities of Burkburnett and Iowa Park, TX. The network will initially offer synchronous data speeds of 1 to 100 Mbps with the ability to increase to even higher speeds to ensure the greatest broadband benefits possible.
KEPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC., d/b/a/ ACD.net, ACDtelecom.net Lansing, MI  $     9,777,314 This project includes a network comprised of fiber-to-the-home, fixed wireless, and the necessary middle-mile connectivity within two rural area counties (Branch and Hillsdale) that will expand high speed data service to un-served and under-served homes, businesses, and critical service entities in the south center portion of the lower peninsula of the State of Michigan.
City of Wilson, NC Wilson, NC  $   19,581,835 Wilson will expand its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) system to provide access to advanced broadband service throughout the community by extending the system to unserved homes and businesses, establishing robust broadband networks for education, health care, and public safety facilities, and providing affordable high-speed broadband connections for other anchor institutions.
Hilbert Communications, LLC Green Bay, WI  $ 105,383,339 Hilbert Communications (HC) will provide broadband services to unserved and underserved rural consumers. Hilbert's experienced management team maintains an innovative, low cost business model that is proven to work in rural communities. HC will coordinate its Broadband Infrastructure projects along with its Public Computer Center and Sustainable Broadband Adoption projects.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        787,300 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
City of Hiawassee HIAWASSEE, GA  $        435,568 The City of Hiawassee is proposing a public-private partnership to implement a 'Wireless Hiawassee" Concept. It will inculde the City of Hiawassee, the Blue Ridge Mountain Electrical Membership Cooperative (GMEMC) and I-Linc Technologies as partners. Funding will bring free wireless broadband services to all residents, visitors, public health facilities and business in the City.
Trex Enterprises Corporation San Diego, CA  $            4,150 We will provide local Internet service in Franklin County, MA and will maintain an 'open pipe" to other content providers. We will connect dark fiber along I-91 (committed to be lit by the Massachusetts Broadband Institute) through a network of wireless radios and other equipment to provide broadband to unserved and underserved areas at an unprecedented low cost.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        724,000 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        808,400 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Roberts-Roberts & Associates, LLC Saint Louis, MO  $ 106,306,581 An inground Fiber backbone middle mile with future growth capacity, a fixed and mobile wireless last mile project covering 280,000 households at a cost of 131million. We contribute existing 44 towers saving $15m. The Network is open access to any service provider. We partner with the state of Missouri to bring services to rural Missourian for 50 cents per day.
Finger Lakes Technologies Group, Inc. Victor, NY  $     6,012,009 Finger Lakes Technologies Group, Inc. will extend its fiber optic network from Syracuse, through Auburn, Aurora, Ithaca, Binghamton, Elmira, Corning and Alfred, New York bringing broadband service
Perry-Spencer Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. d/b/a PSC Saint Meinrad, IN  $   16,240,000 It consists of a 2.5 GPON Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and a 3.65 GHz WiMax BB Network. This will connect facilities, schools, libraries, health facilities, gov't, residential or businesses. The rates are proposed at 80 Mbps on the FTTH network and a min. of 3 Mbps on the WiMAX network. The project will be connected to PSC's existing Service Area in Dubois and Perry Co.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        829,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Roberts-Roberts & Associates, LLC Saint Louis, MO  $ 132,029,116 An inground Fiber backbone middle mile with future growth capacity, a fixed and mobile wireless last mile project covering 280,000 households at a cost of 131million. We contribute existing 44 towers saving $15m. The Network is open access to any service provider. We partner with the state of Missouri to bring services to rural Missourian for 50 cents per day.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $     1,040,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Missoula, MT  $     1,694,315 Alta is a remote area of southwest Montana that currently has no terrestrial broadband available, and limited satellite Internet service. It is located in mountain terrain that currently has no wireless service. This project will deploy fiber optic facilities and distributed broadband loop carrier systems to provide high speed Internet service up to 15 MbS to Alta residents and businesses.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        871,700 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Benton Ridge Telephone Co. Benton Ridge, OH  $     3,159,066 The Benton Ridge Telephone Company plans to deploy a Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) system in the Benton Ridge exchange of South Central Ohio. This system will provide a dedicated fiber optic connection for each customer and will provide broadband, telephone, and television connectivity at high speeds and exceptional reliability to a hard-to-reach underserved and rural market.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $     1,040,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        702,900 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        829,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        681,800 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Westelcom Network, Inc. Westport, NY  $     3,997,950 This project will provide affordable broadband and high-speed ethernet (10MB, 100MB, 1GB) last mile connectivity to Businesses, Medical Service Providers (MSPs), and Critical Community Facilities (CCFs) in rural upstate New York. The project will enable connectivity to regional telemedicine networks, distance learning centers, and connect local citizens to rural governments.
BBN Inc. Wasilla, AK  $        483,192 'Bridging the Gap", a project which addresses the fundamental problem with communications in remote Alaska by providing a modern terrestrial alternative to the oligopolistic third world satellite system currently in place. Ruby, Alaska will be connected into the Alaska fiber backbone in Nenana, Alaska by a high capacity long haul carrier class microwave system.
Jackson County Cable, LLC Abingdon, VA  $     4,400,000 Jackson County Cable, LLC (JCC) requests $4.4 million in BIP last-mile grant/loan funding to bring broadband to a rural and underserved area of Jackson County, Georgia. JCC intends to build a fiber-rich, state-of-the-art system that will deliver fast and reliable broadband, cable, and VoIP telephony services to customers in the area at competitive pricing.
Brazos Valley Council of Governments Bryan, TX  $   21,647,086 The Brazos Valley Council of Governments' Network (COGNet) facilitates the provision of previously unobtainable network capacity, network accessibility, economic development and community welfare at rates affordable to a rural region. COGNet will build an open network, middle mile 48-fiber backbone around the 4,969 sq.mi. region with education, local government and medical sites as anchor tenants.
Broadband Assoicates International Loomis, CA  $ 189,130,032 Broadband Associates proposes to build an 830 mile multi-wavelength middle mile fiber optic broadband network spanning over 25,698 sq. miles providing dedicated connectivity to educational institutions, and Internet access to local communities in 12 Northern California counties: Butte, Colusa Lake, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Sutter, Tehama and Yuba.
Broadband Associates International Granite Bay, CA  $   26,551,092 The Highway 299 Middle Mile Project provides a critical fiber-optic backbone along the Highway 299 corridor, stimulating economic growth by connecting rural unserved and underserved communities, Native American tribes, public safety, health and K20 institutions, and ISPs, with sustainable high-speed broadband service. Services will be enhanced through higher broadband speeds and redundancy.
Stateline Telecommunications, Inc. Bison, SD  $   15,668,794 Stateline Telecommunications, a wholly owned subsidiary of West River Cooperative Telephone Company (WRCTC) proposes to build a FTTP Broadband system to serve all customers in the Morristown and McIntosh, and rural customers of the Timber Lake Exchanges in western South Dakota.
University Corporation at Monterey Bay Seaside, CA  $   39,800,073 CA's Central Coast Broadband Consortium's tri-county middle mile network will provide wavelength services, Sonet/TDM service, Metro-Ethernet Services & Fiber Channel Services to organizations within unserved & underserved areas of the region's cities & rural areas that they may effectively pursue their missions providing public safety, economic development, government, health & education services.
Loveland, City of Loveland, CO  $        222,630 This project proposes to extend the existing City of Loveland fiber plant to connect two remote fire stations 4 and 5 to the City LAN backbone. Their current T1 connections will be replaced with gigabit connections via ethernet switches and optics installed at each site.
Coeur dAlene Tribe Plummer, ID  $   12,285,758 The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is proposing to deploy a fiber to the home broadband system to provide improved broadband services to anchor institutions, critical community facilities, and approximately 3,770 unserved and underserved households in the communities of Plummer, Worley, Tensed, and DeSmet, as well as isolated farms and rural home sites on the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation in North Idaho.
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System Madison, WI  $     6,113,896 MUFN is a collaborative metro fiber-optic network serving education, health, government & NPO anchor institutions in the Madison, Middleton and Monona, WI area. It unifies & augments existing telecom resources to facilitate enhanced Internet, p2p connectivity & application sharing. This effort improves broadband access, economic development, public safety, education & community support programs.
Phalanx Technology Holdings, LLC Cedar Rapids, IA  $   12,488,656 This application is for a redundant Middle mile route that will provide connectivity to regional and national carriers as well as Phalanx's own fiber network to the East Iowa Last Mile application submitted by Phalanx Technology Holdings, LLC. The communities of Manchester, Epworth, Dyersville, Monticello and Anamosa will be served initially by this route.
Live Wire Networks Denver, CO  $   21,314,759 LiveWire's MountainNet project will build a state of the art fiber optic middle mile backhaul network in the mountains West of Denver. This network will traverse tough terrain that in the past has proven difficult for Broadband deployment. The network will support public safety,health care,educational,government facilities, and provide cost effective IP backhaul for other service providers.
Phalanx Technology Holdings, LLC Cedar Rapids, IA  $   19,488,088 This application is for a redundant Middle mile route that will provide connectivity to regional and national carriers as well as Phalanx's own fiber network to the East Iowa Last Mile application submited by Phalanx Technology Holdings, LLC. The communities of Vinton, Robins, Center Point, Central City, Maquoketa, and Ryan will be serverd initially by this route.
Cambridge Telephone Company, Inc. Cambridge, ID  $     2,214,714 Cambridge Telephone Company, Inc. (CTC) proposes a new Interoffice fiber trunk facility between its Lowman, Idaho central office and Stanley, Idaho to connect to the Syringa Network fiber ring. This facility will be utilized to provide backbone access for broadband Internet access and telecommunications to the remote community of Lowman.
Upper Shore Regional Council Chestertown, MD  $   37,676,591 The purpose of the project is to complete the fiber optic backbone infrastructure being constructed by the Maryland Rural Broadband Coordination Board and the Maryland Broadband Cooperative by extending the network into unserved and under-served rural areas of the region to the point that it is economically feasible for private sector internet service providers to provide last mile connectivity.
Prepa Networks Corp Guaynabo, PR  $   24,269,795 Provision of Fiber Optic Infrastructure to provide the highest broadband performance available for business and home needs to Rural Areas of Puerto Rico.
Argent Communications Bristol, NH  $        986,473 Project is a fiber to the home up-grade of an existing coax cable plant using single fiber wavelength divison multiplexing design. This will provide broadband access to Milan, Stratford, Stark and Dummer NH the service will be advailable for appx 1800 homes in the Towns
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        956,100 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        681,800 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        998,300 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $     1,251,500 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments/Northern Michigan Broadband Cooperative Gaylord, MI  $        660,700 Integrate delivery to multiple anchor tenants along this middle-mile route as part of a broader initiative within 21 counties in northern Michigan. Create as a dual-purpose fiber transport supporting area transport and last-mile delivery. Anchor tenants are to include a broad mix of public, private,community,rural institutions critical to economic development, public safety, and quality of life.

 

 

 

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