CTN Broadband Subsidy Programs
CTN is the state consortium leader in administering federal dollars to aid eligible health care entities, especially in underserved regions of the state, gain access to broadband connectivity to provide health care services in their communities. CTN leverages the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Universal Service Administrate Company (USAC) annual $400 Million Healthcare Connect Fund to administer these subsidies through 3 programs: CTN 1, Net Connect and Building Communities. Eligible not-for-profit entities can apply and receive up to 65% subsidy through one of CTN’s programs outlined below.
CTN 1 Network
CenturyLink private, secure, health care dedicated broadband network infrastructure connecting health care entities throughout Colorado.
CTN 1 Network Features
- Metro Ethernet Connection
- 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
Vendor neutral program allows for not-for-profit health care entities to receive subsidy on eligible monthly recurring telecom expenses.
Vendor neutral program allows for not-for-profit health care entities to receive subsidy on eligible non-recurring telecom expenses and “make ready” projects.
Contact Tracy Hines, Broadband Program Administrator