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FCC Rural Broadband Experiments Resources

For your reference, we have compiled a number of available resources below. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or need help understanding the program (Megan Chadwick, megan.chadwick@state.co.us, 303-764-7806).


Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Provisionally Selected Bidders Public Notice DA 14-1772


For the most up to date information, please visit the FCC Rural Broadband Experiments page.

Public Notice DA 14-1498: Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Date for Opening of Rural Broadband Experiments Application Filing Window and Final Deadline for Applications - October 16, 2014

Public Notice DA 14-1396: Further Details Regarding the Rural Broadband Experiments - September 26, 2014

The FCC announced a brief delay in the opening of the filing window and corresponding deadline for the submission of rural broadband experiment applications. The revised application deadline has not yet been announced, but is postponed from the original October 14 deadline.

They released a number of important resources for the application process including screenshots of the electronic Form 5610, bid form template, the descriptive data form template, a sample project information submission, a guide to working with the rural broadband experiments census block list, and a guide to completing the bid form.

They have also announced the rescheduling of the webinar help guide potential applicants through the application process to October 9th at 2:00 pm EST.

Public Notice DA 14-1367: Application Webinar Announcement – September 19, 2014

Public Notice DA 14-1203: Application Process Information – August 19, 2014

Public Notice DA 14-1021: Release of Eligible Census Block List - July 25, 2014

FCC Order 14-98: Rural Broadband Experiments Order – July 14, 2014

Letters of Interest from Colorado - April 2014

Letters of Interest submissions (Nationwide) - April 25, 2014

FCC Order 14-5: IP Transition Order - January 31, 2014

Maps of Eligible Areas:

Google Earth ‎‎(KMZ)‎‎ Files


Eligible Area PDF Maps