GigE Plus Availability Coalition

Represented and advised Com Net and its 22 independent telecommunications members in pursuit of National Telecommunications Invormation Association (NTIA) Broadband Technology and Opportunities Program (BTOP) funding.

Won $29 million in funding from the NTIA BTOP to support the $45 million, 690-mile fiber-optic broadband project.  The project delivers world-class broadband across 28 western Ohio counties.

Conducted grant writing, network engineering, mapping and procurement of equipment and services.  Advised on compliance issues.