CTN offers a private, secure, health care dedicated broadband network infrastructure connecting hospitals (rural and urban), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), rural clinics and behavioral health centers throughout Colorado. As the consortium leader for Colorado, CTN is able to provide a federally subsidized broadband network through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) / Universal Service Administrate Company Healthcare Connect Fund. Learn more about USAC here

Eligible entities can apply and connect to the CTN broadband network and receive 65% subsidy.

Since 2013, CTN has provided this private network with bandwidth speeds up to 100 Megabits. Beginning July 2016, CTN excited to launch the next funding contract for the CTN broadband network. Unlike previous years, CTN1 will off bandwidth of 250 Mbps, 500 Mbps, 750 Mbps and 1 gbps. 

Network Features

  • Metro Ethernet Connection
  • Router
  • Full Management End to End
  • Connection to All CTN Members
  • One Bill
  • Internet Service - 3 Individual Connections for Disaster Recovery Up to 1 Gig
  • Customer Solar Winds Member Portal 
  • Dual Cores for Redundancy
  • Bandwidth speeds up to 1 gbps.
  • Dedicated MES Monitoring 
  • Community Benefit 

Eligible Entities

  • Hospitals
  • Rural health clinics
  • Local health departments
  • Community health centers (Community Safety Net Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers) 
  • Health centers providing health care to migrant workers
  • Post-secondary educational institutions offering heath care instruction
  • Teaching hospitals
  • Medical schools
  • Other nonprofit HCPs in a consortium

More Information?

Contact Tracy Hines, Director of Broadband Services