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
OneCommunity Transforming NE Ohio $44,794,046
University System of New Hampshire Network New Hampshire Now $44,480,992
New Jersey Department of Treasury The State of New Jersey Broadband Network $39,638,152
GovNET, LLC SACCNet – Arizona Critical Middle Mile $39,274,877
ION Hold Co., LLC transferred to ION NewCo Corp. ION Upstate New York Rural Broadband Initiative $38,938,988
New Mexico Department of Information Technology New Mexico Statewide Interoperable Radio Communication Internet Transport System (SIRCITS) $38,699,997
University of Hawaii System, Ke Ala ‘Ike Ke Ala ‘Ike: Connecting Hawaii’s Public Schools, Community Colleges and Libraries $33,972,800
North Georgia Network Cooperative, Inc. North Georgia Network $33,490,537
Vermont Telecommunications Authority Vermont Fiber Link $33,393,402
Merit Network, Inc. REACH Michigan Middle Mile Collaborative $33,289,221
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Navajo Nation Middle/Last Mile Project: Quality Broadband for the Navajo People $32,190,067
OpenCape Corporation OpenCape Corporation Middle Mile Project $32,072,093
Delta Communications, dba Clearwave Communications Illinois Broadband Opportunities Partnership – Southern $31,515,253
North Florida Broadband Authority Ubiquitous Middle Mile $30,142,676
Com Net, Inc. GigE PLUS Availability Coalition $30,031,849
University of Wisconsin - Extension Service UWEX Building Community Capacity through Sustainable Broadband Adoption $29,884,914
Peoples Telephone Cooperative East Texas Medical and Educational Fiber Optic Network $28,825,356
Executive Office of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Enhancing Connectivity in Northern Pennsylvania $28,784,014
MCNC Building a Sustainable Middle Mile Network for Underserved Rural North Carolina $28,225,518
Public Utility District of Pend Oreille County Pend Oreille County Public Utility District (PUD) Broadband Network $27,257,838
Sho-Me Technologies, LLC MoBroadband “Sho-Me MO” Middle Mile Project $26,600,000
Troy Cablevision, Inc. Southeast Alabama SmartBand - Rural Broadband for Economic Development and Energy Management $26,068,284
Critical Hub Networks, Inc. Puerto Rico Bridge Initiative $25,682,370
Maine Fiber Company, Inc. (transferred from Biddeford Internet Corp. d.b.a. GWI) Three Ring Binder $25,402,904
Zayo Bandwidth, LLC Indiana Middle Mile Fiber for Schools, Communities, and Anchor Institutions $25,140,315

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