Satellite broadband stimulus applicants

 

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Applicant Location  Total Request  Description
Spacenet Inc McLean, VA  $   15,006,702 Spacenet proposes to deploy high-speed satellite-based services to community anchors, public safety agencies, businesses and consumers in rural, underserved areas of Montana. Our technology can be rolled out immediately, with prices and speeds not previously available. By overcoming existing barriers to rural broadband adoption, this project will quickly create jobs and stimulate local economies.
AtContact Communications, LLC Sedalia, CO  $ 286,386,326 Not every community can be served by wireline or terrestrial wireless ARRA projects. The StimUSAt project fills every broadband gap in the lower 48 states using an affordable, dedicated satellite to deliver middle mile connectivity using a flexible, non-proprietary open architecture. Service is dedicated to rural communities by wholesaling service to community anchors and direct-to-households.
Spacenet Inc McLean, VA  $   37,930,228 Spacenet proposes to deploy high-speed satellite-based services to community anchors, public safety agencies, businesses and consumers in rural, underserved areas of Texas. Our technology can be rolled out immediately, with prices and speeds not previously available. By overcoming existing barriers to rural broadband adoption, this project will quickly create jobs and stimulate local economies.
Spacenet Inc McLean, VA  $   18,079,226 Spacenet proposes to deploy high-speed satellite-based services to community anchors, public safety agencies, businesses and consumers in rural, underserved areas of Colorado. Our technology can be rolled out immediately, with prices and speeds not previously available. By overcoming existing barriers to rural broadband adoption, this project will quickly create jobs and stimulate local economies.
Spacenet Inc McLean, VA  $   14,671,009 Spacenet proposes to deploy high-speed satellite-based services to community anchors, public safety agencies, businesses and consumers in rural, underserved areas of Idaho. Our technology can be rolled out immediately, with prices and speeds not previously available. By overcoming existing barriers to rural broadband adoption, this project will quickly create jobs and stimulate local economies.
Native Broadband Satellite, LLC Anchorage, AK  $ 221,028,779 Native Broadband will build, launch and operate a high capacity geostationary orbiting satellite bringing broadband services to households and institutions in the vast unserved and underserved rural areas of both Alaska and Hawaii.
Satellite Broadband ARRA Application LLC Carlsbad, CA  $ 482,748,172 ViaSat and EchoStar have formed an LLC to construct a 3rd generation satellite and network infrastructure to provide affordable broadband service offerings to vulnerable populations and critical institutional sites in 20 targeted States in the US. The infrastructure supports remote, rural, unserved, underserved, fixed and mobile users.
EchoStar Broadband I L.L.C. Englewood, CO  $ 100,352,383 The RUS BIP program will allow EchoStar Broadband I L.L.C. ('EchoStar") to reach about 426,104 rural unserved/underserved U.S. households with no or negligible broadband access from terrestrial providers. EchoStar will use unused bandwidth capacity on two existing satellites to serve up to about 100,000 rural unserved and underserved households at a very attractive price-point.
Hughes Network Systems, LLC Germantown, MD  $ 150,403,763 Rapid deployment of broadband last mile infrastructure for consumers, businesses, state and local governments, and critical community facilities in rural and rural remote areas.
01 Data Center Greenwich, CT  $   15,508,562 01 Data Center seeks funding to build a hybrid network that would provide broadband access to health care facilities in the unserved area in America & to connect them together and with first responders in these unserved areas. 01 Data Center relies on a hybrid model that integrates satellite, terrestrial & wireless facilities. The center will deploy services within weeks of funding.
TelAlaska Long Distance, Inc. Anchorage, AK  $   30,665,123 Enabling Rural Alaska (ERA) provides a satellite network to bring affordable Middle Mile transport to 52 unserved and 2 underserved rural Alaska communities. The network would compensate for the lack of infrastructure normally provided by government to support rural development; such infrastructure is limited in Alaska due to costs related to geography, topography, climate and sparse population.
Motorbrain Consulting, Inc. Lincoln, ME  $     5,571,784 We will provide HughesNet high-speed satellite Internet service to 3400 unserved Maine homes and businesses where there are no existing broadband services available for a period of 24 months at absolutely NO cost to the consumer. Though a collaborative effort with rural municipalities, we will identify those last mile consumers where cable Internet and DSL are not available.
Agristar Global Networks, Ltd. Chicago, IL  $   32,500,000 Agricultural information needs have exploded, yet in August 2009 USDA reported 900,000 farms and ranches without any Internet access and 300,000 only on dial-up. Agristar utilizes broadband satellite to provide immediate, economical high-speed Internet access integrated with ag business content, interactive seminars and distance learning on a wide variety of farm and family educational topics.
Hughes Network Systems, LLC Germantown, MD  $ 100,728,000 Broadband last mile infrastructure for unserved and underserved areas.
EchoBlue Rural Broadband, LLC Englewood, CO  $ 530,000,000 Through a joint venture between WildBlue Communications, Inc. and EchoStar Broadband II L.L.C., EchoBlue Rural Broadband, LLC will deploy a next generation, affordably priced satellite broadband service to our nation's most rural and remote citizens. EchoBlue's project is the most cost-effective way to deliver 10Mbps broadband service to over 1.5 million consumers within the contiguous 48 states.
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