Gov. Beshear discusses SOAR 10.5.15
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Survey of Federal Funding for Broadband – THURSDAY, OCT. 15
Deploying fiber rich infrastructures in local communities is an expensive proposition and meeting those costs often requires a variety of creative applications. This webinar will cover the range of often unknown federal funding options available for local community broadband projects using a variety of creative approaches, from serving your schools to partnering with rural healthcare establishments and how to uncover resources in your community that can serve as assets in funding applications.
To help communities and providers prepare, the Finance and Administration Cabinet has contracted with CTC Technology and Energy to offer a series of free webinars beginning Sept. 24. More...
“KentuckyWired – the Commonwealth’s Future Broadband Reality”
The Kentucky Broadband Outreach and Strategic Planning Project is managed by the Commonwealth’s Office of Broadband Outreach & Development to promote broadband strategic planning and accelerate broadband development across Kentucky. These activities offer communities assistance in successfully leveraging the benefits of high speed, high capacity fiber.
The project supports KentuckyWired/KY I-Way initiative’s goals to prepare “Fiber Ready” communities, businesses and citizens all across the Commonwealth from border to border. A “Fiber Ready” community supports Broadband adoption in a manner that has a positive impact to a community’s socioeconomic status. You can find it here.
The Broadband Planning Facilitation and Training Services Request for Proposal (RFP 1600000022) was released on July 27, 2015. More information can be found on the Finance Cabinet’s eProcurement page (http://eprocurement.ky.gov).
The RFP is available at https://emars.ky.gov/online/vss/AltSelfService
Click here to access the Community Planning Application.
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear speaks on the importance of high-speed internet in Kentucky