2016 Connectivity Initiative Round 2 RFP

2016 Connectivity Initiative RFP

The Public Service Department through its Division for Telecommunications and Connectivity offers its second round of grant funding for 2016 under the Connectivity Initiative to deploy broadband to under-served communities throughout Vermont. Applications for funding from the Connectivity Initiative are open to Internet service providers (ISPs).  In the first round of 2016, $556,000 was awarded from the Connectivity Initiative  It is anticipated that approximately $550,550 will be available in this second 2016 grant round.   There are 29,836 conditionally eligible locations, see below for the breakdown by county.

December 12, 2016 Revised List of Eligible Locations

The Department has reviewed the contested address submissions and has prepared an updated dataset that reflects the December 12, 2016 revised list of eligible locations for the RFP.  The breakdown of eligible locations by county is listed below:

2016 Connectivity Initiative RFP 

Interactive Map 

Eligible Census blocks and Locations MS Excel file (10 MB)  

Eligible Locations with coordinates 

Conditionally Eligible Locations by County:

ADDISON
1,091

BENNINGTON
1,618

CALEDONIA
4,466

CHITTENDEN
1,168

ESSEX
2,200

FRANKLIN
2,154

GRAND ISLE
1,820

LAMOILLE
1,326

ORANGE
2,465

ORLEANS
3,196

RUTLAND
995

WASHINGTON
1,178

WINDHAM
3,080

WINDSOR

1,625
 

November 1, 2016 Initial RFP Data

2016 Connectivity Initiative RFP 

Eligible Census blocks and Locations MS Excel file (10 MB)  

Interactive Map 

Eligible Locations with coordinates 

Conditionally Eligible Locations by County:

ADDISON
1,096

BENNINGTON
1,635

CALEDONIA
4,678

CHITTENDEN
1,220

ESSEX
2,202

FRANKLIN
2,162

GRAND ISLE
1,907

LAMOILLE
1,369

ORANGE
2,875

ORLEANS
3,263

RUTLAND
1,175

WASHINGTON
1,366

WINDHAM
3,101

WINDSOR
1,787