Monday, September 13, 2010

Alert: Broadband Stimulus Awards Announced in Connecticut and Colorado 09/13/2010 San Francisco - With just over 2 weeks remaining in the legally mandated window for federal agencies to announce final awards under the $7.2 billion broadband stimulus program, awards are starting to be announced by members of congress and governors around the country this morning.

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter (D-CO) this morning announced that EAGLE-NET, an intergovernmental consortium, has been awarded a $100 million grant by BTOP program of the National Telecommunciations and Information Administration (NTIA).  The project is an extensive middle mile optical fiber effort.

Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT-03) is leading the announcement of $93.9 million project award made to her state's Information Technology Department, also by NTIA for a statewide middle mile project.

Details and further award information to follow. 
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