Grants Awarded: Broadband Infrastructure Projects

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

Recipient Project Total Awardsort icon State
Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System Authority (LA-RICS) Los Angeles Public Safety Broadband Network: LA-SafetyNet $154,640,000
Executive Office of the State of West Virginia West Virginia Statewide Broadband Infrastructure Project $126,323,296
Maryland Department of Information Technology One Maryland Broadband Network (OMBN) $115,240,581
University of Arkansas System The Arkansas Healthcare, Higher Education, Public Safety, & Research Integrated Broadband Initiative $102,131,393
Centennial Board of Cooperative Educational Services (CBOCES) transferred to Eagle-Net Alliance Colorado Community Anchors Broadband Consortium-Connecting Colorado’s Middle Mile $100,635,190
Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research Pennsylvania Research and Education Network (PennREN) $99,660,678
Connecticut Department of Information Technology Access Connecticut: Expanding the State’s Education and Public Safety Network $93,855,029
Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet) NoaNet BB Infrastructure Project $84,347,997
California Broadband Cooperative, Inc. Digital 395 Middle Mile $81,148,788
State of Louisiana Board of Regents Louisiana Broadband Alliance $80,596,415
MCNC North Carolina Rural Broadband Initiative $75,757,289
Oklahoma Office of State Finance Oklahoma Community Anchor Network (OCAN) $73,998,268
Executive Office of the State of Mississippi Mississippi Education, Safety and Health Network (MESHNet) $70,055,000
Merit Network, Inc. REACH Michigan Middle Mile Collaborative II $69,639,291
Horizon Telcom, Inc. Connecting Appalachian Ohio Middle Mile Consortium $66,474,247
University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development United States Unified Community Anchor Network (US UCAN) $62,540,162
Illinois Department of Central Management Services Illinois Broadband Opportunity Partnership – East Central Region $61,895,282
Trillion Communications, Inc. South Central Alabama Broadband Commission (SCABC) $59,258,545
Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority viNGN Comprehensive Community Infrastructure Program $58,888,469
Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet) State of Washington Broadband Consortium $54,452,347
Motorola Solutions, Inc. The San Francisco Bay Area Wireless Enhanced Broadband Project (BayWEB) $50,593,551
Central Valley Independent Network, LLC The Central Valley Next Generation Broadband Infrastructure Project $46,619,757
Northern Illinois University Illinois Broadband Opportunity Partnership Northwest Region $46,114,026
Massachusetts Technology Park The Massachusetts Broadband Institute: MassBroadband 123 $45,445,444
BlueBird Media, LLC Northern Missouri Ultra-High Capacity Middle Mile $45,145,250

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