Wireless 3G broadband stimulus applicants

 

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Applicant Location  Total Request  Description
Keystone Wirless LLC DBA Immix WIreless Bonita Springs, FL  $   39,640,455 Keystone Wireless will construct a state of the art 3G Wireless Network to deliver Broadband service to rural parts of Central Pa. The result will deliver affordable Broadband service to over 300,000 households in parts of Centre, Lycoming, Union, Northumberland, Snyder, Clinton, Schuylkill, Berks, Mountour Counties.
Stelera Wireless, L.L.C. Oklahoma City, OK  $ 150,051,253 Stelera Wireless plans to build and operate next generation wireless broadband services in cities located in Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Oregon. Using licensed spectrum, Stelera will utilize a High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) to serve these markets.
NTCH, Inc. Hermosa Beach, CA  $   51,118,000 This EVDO Rev A application provides a comprehensive rural solution on a cooperative basis for West Tennessee. This new software defined radio network will accommodate 4G (LTE/WiMAX) upgrades and the proposed 700 mhz public safety network on the same network. This open network will enable broadband any time, any where to those who can't access and/or can't afford high speed Internet access.
Union Telephone Company Mountain View, WY  $   30,030,185 The Wyoming Broadband Project will expand the footprint of the Union Wireless network to cover all areas of Wyoming be it served, underserved or unserved with high speed wireless services. This network, will utilize the latest in 3G technology to provide speeds up to 7.2 mbps. Union Wireless will expand our network from 200 cell sites in Wyoming to over 400 cell sites in five years.
Uintah Basin Electronic Telecommunications Roosevelt, UT  $     3,102,216 The project will place EVDO cell sites providing broadband service to unserved and underserved census blocks in several areas of the Uintah Basin of Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. These cell sites will be connected to the Internet via fiber and microwave.
NTCH, Inc. Hermosa Beach, CA  $ 126,556,500 This EVDO Rev A application provides a statewide broadband solution on a software defined radio network. This is a new architecture (installed already by Cleartalk in other areas) will accommodate 4G (LTE/WiMAX) and the proposed 700 MHz public safety network on the same base stations and will enable broadband any time, any where to those who can't access or afford it.
Dixie Technology Funding Agency La Verkin, UT  $     8,823,186 Ready Community Mobile: evolving real-time subnet IP Cloud; fast roaming 802.11a/b/g/n MIMO(multi-in-multi-out); millisecond handoff; Wi-fi capable, 300+ Mbps bidirectional (fiberless); IP Core VOIP/SIP support; seamless convergence to GSM/CDMA; Gbit backhaul; bridging rural communications to the world with Last-mile triple play; clearer voice calling; and deployment at a fraction of the cost.
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC Hays, KS  $     5,553,317 This project aims to expand 3G EV-DO Rev A wireless broadband coverage to underserved areas in east Kansas. These areas are primarily rural with less than 40% broadband penetration. The applicant is already an established wireless operator in Kansas and will leverage its existing spectrum and experience building and maintaining a wireless network to successfully complete this project.
NTCH, Inc. Hermosa Beach, CA  $   58,639,382 This EVDO Rev A application covers 942,355 people in 23 counties in central Illinois. Cleartalk will install a new software defined radio network will be ready to accommodate 4g (LTE/WiMAX) upgrades and the proposed 700 MHz public safety network on the same network. This open network will enable broadband any time, any where to those in these areas who can't access or can't afford it.
NTCH, Inc. Hermosa Beach, CA  $   16,438,400 This EVDO Rev A application provides a solution for underserved counties in the northwest corner of Alabama. This new software defined radio network and this network will accommodate 4G (LTE/WiMAX) upgrades with speeds up to 50 Mbps and the proposed 700 mhz public safety network on the same base stations. This open network will facilitate broadband any time, any where at a very low cost.
NTCH, Inc. Hermosa Beach, CA  $   48,136,360 This EVDO Rev A application provides a solution for underserved counties in eastern North Carolina. This new software defined radio network that will accommodate 4G (LTE/WiMAX) upgrades with speeds up to 50 Mbps and the proposed 700 Mhz public safety network on the same base stations. This open network will facilitate broadband any time, any where at a very low cost. Sites are 90% collocation.
NTCH, Inc. Hermosa Beach, CA  $     5,570,000 This EVDO Rev A application provides a solution for Imperial County. This new software defined radio network and this network will accommodate 4G (LTE/WiMAX) upgrades with speeds up to 50 Mbps and the proposed 700 mhz public safety network on the same base stations. This open network will facilitate broadband any time, any where at a very low cost.
NTCH, Inc. Hermosa Beach, CA  $   31,041,115 This EVDO Rev A application provides a solution for underserved counties in southwest Idaho. This new software defined radio network that will accommodate 4G (LTE/WiMAX) upgrades with speeds up to 50 Mbps and the proposed 700 mhz public safety network on the same base stations. This open network will facilitate broadband any time, any where at a very low cost.
NTCH, Inc. Hermosa Beach, CA  $   48,908,000 This EVDO Rev A application provides a solution for all the underserved middle Tennessee counties West of Nashville. This new software defined radio network will accommodate 4G (LTE/WiMAX) upgrades and the proposed 700 mhz public safety network on the same base stations. This open network will enable high speed broadband any time, any where to those who can't access and/or can't afford it.
Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative Bracey, VA  $   17,801,420 This project is designed to deliver residential and business wireless broadband Internet access to fifteen counties in Southside Virginia. The project will provide 100% coverage of the serving area and offer a minimum of 1.5 Mbps of service. The service area is primarily unserved and underserved which is clearly shown on the map created by the Virginia Broadband Mapping Initiative.
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC Hays, KS  $   12,854,711 This project aims to provide 3G wireless broadband coverage in underserved areas in far eastern Kansas. The majority of these areas are rural with less than 40% broadband penetration. The applicant is already an established wireless operator in Kansas and will leverage its experience building and maintaining a wireless network to successfully complete this project.
Iowa Wireless Services, LLC Polk County, IA  $   43,229,090 i wireless proposes to provide broadband wireless service in 14 rural counties in SW Iowa. The project will employ advanced HSPA broadband technology with speeds of up to 14 Mbps, with upgrade potential up to 168 Mbps. The wireless network will give rural residents access to broadband services that most would not otherwise have due to the high cost of deploying wireline services in rural areas.
iPCS, Inc. Schaumburg, IL  $     7,017,356 iPCS, Inc., proposes to expand its current wireless 3G broadband network to 13 proposed funded service areas. This expansion will provide the benefits of mobile broadband to consumers residing in rural portions of its service area that are currently underserved. The applicant's proposed expansion would not occur but for the availability of funding under these programs.
Long Lines Wireless, LLC Sergeant Bluff, IA  $   32,724,666 Long Lines Wireless proposes to upgrade and expand its existing wireless and fiber networks to provide high-speed HSPA+ broadband services to rural, underserved residents, businesses, public safety agencies and community facilities in NW Iowa. Continuing a strong history of community partnership, our project will rapidly promote broadband usage, create jobs and stimulate local economies.
USA CHOICE INTERNET SERVICES COMPANY, LLC OIL CITY, PA  $     9,117,704 USA Choice will deploy a 3GPP wireless system that provides end-users in four Pennsylvania counties with a choice of providers, furnishing service to approximately 75% of existing rural residents that lack access to mobile and fixed broadband service, creating as many as 100 new jobs, improving public safety, stimulating economic growth and enhancing the quality of life for over 79,000 households.
Smith Bagley, Inc Show Low, AZ  $   10,486,770 A project by Smith Bagley, Inc. (SBI) to bring 3G mobile broadband data service (UMTS HSDPA) to unserved and underserved areas of northeastern Arizona. This project leverages existing infrastructure and represents the most economic and timely means of providing coverage throughout the area, which includes Navajo, Hopi, and White Mountain Apache Tribal lands as well as rural non-tribal lands.
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