Initial Awards, Right of First Refusals and Appeals
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Initial Awards, Right of First Refusals and Appeals

Initial Broadband Fund Grant Awards (Posted September 21, 2020)

Initial grant awards are not final until the right of first refusal process and appeals process have concluded and the State of Colorado executes a grant contract.

W-2020-02 Jade Communications - Hwy 12 Corridor (awarded $2,658,686.00)

W-2020-03 Delta Montrose Electrical Association (North Mesa) (awarded $1,431,083.00).

W-2020-06 Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Fiber - Hahns Peak/Seedhouse Road (awarded $1,455,112.00)

W-2020-08 Colorado Central Telecom - Chalk Creek (awarded $542,790.00)

W-2020-14 Force Broadband – Black Forest 2 (awarded $1,237,566.00)

 

Appeals (updated on September 21, 2020)

W-2020-02 - Jade Communications, LLC

W-2020-15 - Forethought.net

W-2020-17 - Forethought.net

 

Minimum Requirements Determinations (posted on April 1, 2020)

Initial grant awards are not final until the right of first refusal process and appeals process have concluded and the State of Colorado executes a grant contract.

W-2020-01 - Delta Montrose Electric Association and Elevate (Beaver Hill) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-02 - Jade Communications, LLC - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-03 - Delta Montrose Electric Association and Elevate (North Mesa) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-04 - South Park Telephone - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-05 - Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband (South Stagecoach and Lynx Pass) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-06 - Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband (Hahns Peak and Seedhouse) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-07 - NETEO - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-08 - Colorado Central Telecom - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-09 - Brainstorm Internet - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-10 - Clearnetworx (Norwood North) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-11 - Clearnetworx (Lower Loghill and Colona)- Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-12 - Peak Internet - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-13 - Force Broadband (Black Forest 1) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-14 - Force Broadband (Black Forest 2) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-15 - Forethought.net (Chalk Creek Canyon) - Application did not meet minimum requirements B,C.

W-2020-16 - Forethought.net (Strasburg) - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, N.

W-2020-17 - Forethought.net (Watkins) - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, N.

W-2020-18 - Force Broadband (Majestic) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-19 - Force Broadband (Rocky Heights) - Application met the minimum requirements.

W-2020-20 - Forethought.net (Victor and Goldfield) - Application was not reviewed by board due to late submission.

W-2020-21 - PC Telcorps, Inc. - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

Initial Broadband Fund Grant Awards – (Posted October 8, 2020)

Initial grant awards are not final until the right of first refusal process and appeals process have concluded and the State of Colorado executes a grant contract.

S-2020-01 - Delta Montrose Electrical Association and Elevate (Beaver Hill) – (Awarded $854,865)

S-2020-05 - Delta Montrose Electrical Association and Elevate (Cedar Mesa) – (Awarded $1,179,022)

S-2020-07 - Peak Internet – (Awarded $284,512)

S-2020-09 - StratusIQ – (Awarded $731,498)

S-2020-10 – Brainstorm Internet – (Awarded $277,051)

S-2020-11 - Visionary Broadband – (Awarded $650,302)

S-2020-13 - Clearnetworx – (Awarded $2,240,011)

S-2020-14 - Force Broadband (Black Forest 1) – (Awarded partial funding of $609,116)

 

Appeals (Posted November 20, 2020)

S-2020-02 - Emery Telecommunications & Video Inc.

S-2020-06- Grand Valley Telecommunications

S-2020-12 - NETEO

 

 

Minimum Requirements Determinations - (Posted October 8, 2020)

S-2020-01 - Delta Montrose Electrical Association and Elevate (Beaver Hill) - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-02 - Emery Telecommunications & Video Inc. - Application did not meet minimum requirements B, I, K, L.

S-2020-03 - Forethought.net - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-04 - Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Fiber (South Stagecoach and Lynx Pass) - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-05 - Delta Montrose Electrical Association and Elevate (Cedar Mesa) - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-06 - Grand Valley Telecommunications - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

S-2020-07 - Peak Internet - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-08 - South Park Telephone - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-09 - StratusIQ - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-10 - Brainstorm Internet - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-11 - Visionary Broadband - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-12 - NETEO - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

S-2020-13 - Clearnetworx - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-14 - Force Broadband (Black Forest 1) - Application met the minimum requirements.

S-2020-15 - Force Broadband (Majestic) - Application met the minimum requirements.

 

Initial Broadband Fund Grant Awards (Posted June 10, 2019)

Initial grant awards are not final until the right of first refusal process and appeals process have concluded and the State of Colorado executes a grant contract. 

2019-05 xb7 Communications, LLC (awarded $64,627.03)

2019-09 Falcon Broadband LLC, dba StratusIQ (awarded $518,127)

2019-13 Colorado Central Telecom (awarded $1,215,721.13)

2019-18 Futurum Communications Corporation (awarded $825,904.21)

2019-19 Brainstorm Internet (awarded $757,250.41)

2019-20 Brainstorm Internet (awarded $503,414.88)

 

Appeals

2019-09 Falcon (StratusIQ) - Second Appeal

Below are the Appeals of the Board's minimum requirements determinations for the winter 2019 grant cycle.

2019-05 xb7-BEAM

2019-09 Falcon (StratusIQ)

2019-12 Delta Montrose Electric Association

2019-18 Forethought.net

2019-19 Brainstorm Internet

2019-20 Brainstorm Internet

 

Minimum Requirements Determinations (posted on April 23, 2019)

2019-01 Peak Internet - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, I, and J.

2019-02 Peak Internet - Application did not meet minimum requirements I and J.

2019-03 Peak Internet - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, I, J, and L.

2019-04 Peak Internet - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, I, J, and L.

2019-05 xb7-BEMA - Application did not meet minimum requirements J and L.

2019-06 Viaero - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-07 Viaero - Application was withdrawn.

2019-08 Viaero - Application was withdrawn.

2019-09 StratusIQ - Application meets the minimum requirements. 

2019-10 Global Broadband Corporation - Application was withdrawn.

2019-11 Global Broadband Corporation - Application meets the minimum requirements. 

2019-12 Delta Montrose Electric Association - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-13 Colorado Central Telecom - Application meets the minimum requirements. 

2019-14 Jade Communications - Application was withdrawn.

2019-15 Jade Communications - Application meets the minimum requirements. 

2019-16 Jade Communications - Application was withdrawn.

2019-17 San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative - Application did not meet minimum requirements A and J.

2019-18 Forethought.net - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, I, and J.

2019-19 Brainstorm Internet - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, G, and J.

2019-20 Brainstorm Internet - Application did not meet minimum requirements A and J.

Initial Broadband Fund Grant Awards (Posted December 5, 2019)

Initial grant awards are not final until the right of first refusal process and appeals process have concluded and the State of Colorado executes a grant contract.

2019-22 Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband (awarded $858,269.97)

2019-23 CableCo LLC, dba South Park Telephone (awarded $604,471.10)

2019-24 Visionary Broadband (awarded $466,014.50)

2019-27 DMEA and Elevate (awarded $683,158.58)

2019-29 StratusIQ (awarded $272,500.00)

2019-30 StratusIQ (awarded $527,791.60)

2019-31 Optimus Communications (awarded $236,625.00)

2019-32 Clear Creek Broadband Inc. (awarded $1,246,061.25)

2019-33 Neteo (awarded $375,000.00)

2019-36 Futurum Communications Corp dba Forethought.net (awarded $512,801.43)

2019-37 Force Broadband (awarded $349,775.53)

2019-39 Clearnetworx LLC (awarded $2,877,990.76)

 

Appeals (updated on December 4, 2019)

2019-22 Yampa Valley Electrical Association and Luminate Broadband

2019-24 Visionary Broadband

2019-25 DMEA and Elevate

2019-28 Jade Communications

2019-32 Clear Creek Broadband

2019-35 Brainstorm Internet

2019-36 Futurum Communications Corporation, dba Forethought.net

2019-37 Force Broadband

2019-38 Force Broadband

2019-39 Clearnetworx

 

Right of First Refusal Applications

There were no right of first refusal applications submitted for the Summer 2019 grant cycle.

 

Minimum Requirements Determinations (posted on October 11, 2019)

Initial grant awards are not final until the right of first refusal process and appeals process have concluded and the State of Colorado executes a grant contract.

2019-21 Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-22 Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-23 South Park Telephone - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-24 Visionary Broadband - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-25 DMEA - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-26 DMEA - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-27 DMEA - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-28 Jade Communications - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-29 StratusIQ - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-30 StratusIQ - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-31 Optimus Communications - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-32 Clear Creek Broadband, Inc - Application did not meet minimum requirements A and F.

2019-33 Neteo - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-34 Neteo - Application meets the minimum requirements.

2019-35 Brainstorm - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-36 Forethought.net - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-37 Force Broadband - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-38 Force Broadband - Application did not meet minimum requirement A.

2019-39 Clearnetworx - Application did not meet minimum requirements A and G.

2019-40 Viaero Wireless - Application did not meet minimum requirements A and G.

Initial Broadband Fund Grant Awards

Initial grant awards are not final until the right of first refusal process and appeals process have concluded and the State of Colorado executes a grant contract. 

2018-01 Jade Communications LLC (awarded $507,095)

2018-02 Jade Communications LLC (awarded $115,498) - Awarded on March 8, 2019

2018-05 Delta Montrose Electric Association (awarded $2,334,988)

2018-06 Delta Montrose Electric Association (awarded $759,585) - Awarded on March 8, 2019

2018-07 Global Broadband Corporation (awarded $567,032)

2018-08 SECOM (awarded $178,384)

2018-14 Viaero Wireless (awarded $660,290) - Awarded on March 8, 2019

The Board determined applications 2018-04, 2018-09, 2018-10, 2018-11, 2018-12, 2018-13, 2018-15 and 2018-17 did not meet the minimum requirements. 

Application 2018-03 was not funded due to insufficient funds available in the 2018 grant cycle.

 

Appeals

Appeals for the 2018 grant cycle will be posted after the 10-day appeal window closes on February 7, 2019. Appeals responses for the 2018 grant cycle will be posted after the 10-day response window closes on February 19, 2019.

2018-02 Jade Communications Riverdance Ranch - Appeal Granted on February 26, 2019

2018-04 Optimus Communications LLC - Appeal Denied on February 26, 2019

2018-05 DMEA Northeast Delta and Southeast Crawford - Appeal Denied on February 26, 2019

2018-06 DMEA West Hotchkiss and West Spring Creek - Appeal Granted on March 8, 2019

 

Right of First Refusal Applications

Right of first refusal applications for the 2018 grant cycle will be posted after the 10-day application window closes. No right of first refusal application was submitted for the 2018 grant cycle.

Review 2018 grant applications here.