Initial Awards, Right of First Refusals and Appeals

Winter 2020 Appeals (updated on April 13, 2020)

2020-02 - Jade Communications, LLC

2020-15 - Futurum Communications Corporation, dba Forethought.net

2020-17 - Futurum Communications Corporation, dba Forethought.net

 


Winter 2020 Applications - 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.

2020-01 - Delta Montrose Electric Association - Application met the minimum requirements.

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

2020-03 - Delta Montrose Electric Association - Application met the minimum requirements.

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

2020-05 - Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband - Application met the minimum requirements.

2020-06 - Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband - Application met the minimum requirements.

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

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

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

2020-10 - Clearnetworx - Application met the minimum requirements.

2020-11 - Clearnetworx - Application met the minimum requirements.

2020-12 - Fundamental Holdings, Corp, dba Peak Internet - Application met the minimum requirements.

2020-13 - Force Broadband - Application met the minimum requirements.

2020-14 - Force Broadband - Application met the minimum requirements.

2020-15 - Futurum Communications Corporation, dba Forethought.net - Application did not meet minimum requirements B,C.

2020-16 - Futurum Communications Corporation, dba Forethought.net - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, N.

2020-17 - Futurum Communications Corporation, dba Forethought.net - Application did not meet minimum requirements A, N.

2020-18 - Force Broadband - Application met the minimum requirements.

2020-19 - Force Broadband - Application met the minimum requirements.

2020-20 - Futurum Communications Corporation, dba Forethought.net - Application was not reviewed by board due to late submission.

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

 

Winter 2020 Applications - Selected for Funding 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.

2020-01 - Delta Montrose Electric Association – (not awarded due to lack of available funds).

2020-02 - Jade Communications, LLC – (awarded partial award of $2,607,763).

2020-03 - Delta Montrose Electric Association – (awarded $1,431,083).

2020-04 - CableCo dba South Park Telephone (not awarded due to lack of available funds)

2020-05 - Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband - (not awarded due to lack of available funds)

2020-06 - Yampa Valley Electric Association and Luminate Broadband - (awarded $1,455,112).

2020-07 - NETEO - (not awarded due to lack of available funds).

2020-08 - Colorado Central Telecom - (awarded $542,790).

2020-09 - Brainstorm Internet - (not awarded due to lack of available funds).

2020-10 - Clearnetworx - (not awarded due to lack of available funds).

2020-11 - Clearnetworx - (not awarded due to lack of available funds).

2020-12 - Fundamental Holdings, Corp, dba Peak Internet - (not awarded due to lack of available funds).

2020-13 - Force Broadband - (not awarded due to lack of available funds).

2020-14 - Force Broadband - (awarded $1,237,566).

2020-18 - Force Broadband - (not awarded due to lack of available funds).

2020-19 - Force Broadband - (not awarded due to lack of available funds).


Summer 2019 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)


Summer 2019 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.


Summer 2019 Application 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.


Winter 2019 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)


Winter 2019 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


Winter 2019 Application 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.


2018 Grant Cycle 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.


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.

 

Contact Us

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

Executive Director's Office

Phone: 303-894-7855 | 1560 Broadway, Ste 110 Denver, CO 80202