Some BTOP & BIP deadlines extended
According to the BroadbandUSA web site (http://www.broadbandusa.gov):
“NTIA and RUS will grant a limited extension of time to file infrastructure applications in the second funding round. Specifically, applicants for BTOP Comprehensive Community Infrastructure projects will have until March 26th to file their applications to NTIA. Applicants for BIP infrastructure projects will have until March 29th to file their applications to RUS. Applications in NTIA’s two other project categories – Public Computer Centers and Sustainable Broadband Adoption – remain due on March 15th.”
BTOP Round 1 Information available
The National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) posted updated information about the Round 1 applications for the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) Sustainable Broadband Adoption, Public Computer Centers and Middle Mile Infrastructure programs. There is also information about pending BTOP Round 1 Last Mile Infrastructure applications. The new information may be found at BroadbandUSA.gov.
BTOP Round 2 Grant Guidance available
NTIA posted the latest version of grant guidance for the Comprehensive Community Infrastructure (CCI ), Sustainable Broadband Adoption (SBA) and Public Computer Centers (PCC). Go to the BroadbandUSA Information Library, scroll down to BTOP and click on the link for grant guidance for the program of interest.