An Overview of Current Broadband Deployment in Nevada County

Federally Funded Projects

In early 2010, two broadband projects were funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that will have impact in Nevada County.

(1) The Central Valley Next-Generation Broadband Infrastructure Project

This $66M project provides a redundant fiber-optic backbone that goes through 18 counties including western Nevada County. 80% of the project [...]

SmarterBroadband’s Project and NCC – A Comparison

TECHNOLOGY AND AMOUNT OF FUNDING

Yesterday, SmarterBroadband, a local Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) was awarded $2.5M in funding from the Department of Agriculture to extend their Motorola Canopy technology infrastructure here in Nevada County, designated as a “rural” area. 75% of that funding is a grant, directly to the business, and 25% is [...]

RUS/NTIA grant application strategies/concerns

From New America Foundation and Communications Engineering & Analysis Strategic Guide for NOFA

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