Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF)


Colorado Broadband Office Funding, News

Updated February 24, 2021 On January 30, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission adopted the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Report and Order, which establishes the framework for the Rural Digital Opportunity …

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RDOF Auction Winners


Colorado Broadband Office Funding, News

On December 7, 2020, the FCC announced 180 winning bids in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) Phase I auction (Auction 904). Almost 99% of the areas available in the …

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Surveys


Colorado Broadband Office Broadband Tools
Laptop and phone image

The Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) uses surveys to collect information about broadband experiences across the state. The information helps the CBO understand the broadband landscape in Colorado and identify areas …

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Understanding the Broadband Map


Colorado Broadband Office Broadband Map, News
Colorado Broadband Map tutorial screenshot

Want to learn how to use the Colorado Broadband Map? Check out this quick tutorial: About the Colorado Broadband Map The Colorado Broadband Office has two different mapping applications: The …

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USDA ReConnect Program


Colorado Broadband Office Funding

ReConnect ReConnect is the USDA’s newest grant, loan, and combination grant/loan program supporting broadband access to rural homes, farms and businesses.

CAF Phase II Auction


Colorado Broadband Office Funding, News

Updated December 15, 2020 The Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF II) is part of the FCC’s reform and modernization of its universal service support programs. CAF II support is being …

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Why Broadband Matters


Colorado Broadband Office Broadband 101

Perhaps the most underlying theme of the 21st Century is Connectivity. From our personal lives to business to education, the fact that we can instantly connect with someone across the …

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White Paper: Distance Learning in Colorado – Access Anywhere to Education Everywhere


Colorado Broadband Office K-12 Connectivity

In the town of Brush on Colorado’s eastern plains, a high-school student wakes up early to help the family farm start their day. By 8:00 in the morning the student is taking an Advanced Placement (AP) English class at Telluride High School. Later that day, a middle school class at Brush gets a lesson in dendrochronology (the study of tree rings) from the Crow Canyon Archeological Center in Cortez, Colorado. That afternoon our high school student finishes up her classroom work with a Spanish 2 class from the high school 50 miles down the road. Sound impossible? Not only is this possible, it is happening today in Colorado via interactive video distance learning.

Lifeline Program


Colorado Broadband Office Funding

Lifeline is a federal program that offers a monthly benefit of $9.25 towards phone or internet services for eligible subscribers (up to $34.25 for those living on Tribal/Native lands). Eligible …

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HB 14-1327


Colorado Broadband Office Policy

HOUSE BILL 14-1327: CONCERNING MEASURES TO EXPAND THE DEPLOYMENT OF COMMUNICATION NETWORKS, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, ENACTING THE “BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT ACT”. Click here to open this document in a new …

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