The full list of applicants for broadband stimulus funding, round 1

Nearly 2,200 bidders applied for almost $28 billion in broadband stimulus money from both the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) and the Department of Agriculture's RUS fund. That is nearly seven times the $4 billion available for the program in this first round. Below is a list of the applicants vying for grants and loans for last-mile projects broken down by technology. Our special thanks go to Tim Sylvester, CEO of Avanzar Networks, a startup WiMAX ISP in Santa Cruz, Calif., that is vying for broadband stimulus money, for providing us with this information. The list of applicants can also be found on www.broadbandusa.gov.

Click on each of the last mile technologies to get a full list of applicants.

Last Mile Technology  Applications 

 Grant Funds Requested 

 Loan Amount Requested 

 Total Funds Requested 
BPL 7  $70  $89  $159
Cable 19  $63  $23  $86
DSL 21  $120  $9  $129
Fiber 181  $2,600  $1,100  $3,700
Other 7  $24  $ -    $24
Satellite 12  $670  $830  $1,500
Unknown 178  $2,200  $700  $2,900
Wireless – 3G 21  $380 $380  $760
Wireless – 802.11 134  $170  $34  $204
Wireless – LTE 1  $16  $15  $31
Wireless – Motorola 25  $253  $9  $262
Wireless - Other 21  $333  $50  $383
Wireless – Unknown 196  $1,730  $744  $2,474
Wireless – WiMAX 307  $1,100  $500  $1,600
  1,130  $9,729  $4,483  $14,212

                                                                                             (figures in millions) 

The full list of applicants for broadband stimulus funding, round 1
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