Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program (UHSB)

Overview

The Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program (UHSB) provides grants to deploy middle-mile and last-mile high-speed broadband infrastructure to unserved areas in Pennsylvania. An unserved area is defined as a designated geographic area in which households or businesses do not have access to at least 25 megabits per second downstream speeds and 3 megabits per second upstream speeds.

Uses

Funds may be used for acquisition, construction, equipment, and site preparation costs associated with the deployment of middle-mile and last-mile high-speed broadband infrastructure.

Eligibility

Any nongovernmental entity with the technical, managerial, and financial expertise to design, build and operate a high-speed broadband service infrastructure within Pennsylvania.

Funding

The maximum grant amount of any Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program project shall not exceed $1 million or 75% of the total project costs, whichever is less.

Additional Information

Challenge Process Submission Form
Pro Forma and Instructions

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