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Colorado Broadband Office Selects Tilson to Bridge Colorado Communities’ Digital Divide

For Immediate Release

CENTENNIAL, CO (03/01/2023). Tilson, a national network development and information infrastructure professional services firm, received an award from the Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) to develop and administer a broadband infrastructure grant program in the state of Colorado as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Capital Projects Funds (CPF). Projects funded through the program will bridge the digital divide in the state by bringing competitive broadband service to communities currently without internet or with limited internet access.

“Tilson’s Consulting team has implemented broadband programs in several states and the team is well versed in the opportunities and nuances around federal funding for Broadband programs,” said Jay Ford, Tilson Vice President of Telecom Consulting. “We have the experience and subject matter experts to assist the CBO in bringing high-speed internet to unserved and underserved communities in the state of Colorado.”

In this partnership, Tilson will develop the grant application portal that enables municipalities and internet service providers the opportunity to apply for and receive American Rescue Plan Act Capital Project Funds for broadband projects. Tilson’s team of Broadband Consultants bring extensive network design and engineering expertise to facilitate CBO’s funding selections, creating program guidelines and assessing each applicant’s project feasibility and impact.

“We know that reliable, fast internet is crucial to local businesses, classrooms, and communities and we are excited to work with the CBO to bring critical broadband services to the people of Colorado,” Ford said.

Tilson’s comprehensive consulting services help private and public agencies deploy even the most complex broadband projects from concept to execution. To learn more, visit Tilson’s website.

Tilson’s Broadband Consulting team is currently hiring for several remote opportunities, including Senior Broadband Consultant, Broadband Planning Consultant, and Junior Broadband Consultant. Visit our open careers page to learn more.

About Tilson:
Tilson is on a mission to build America’s information infrastructure. Recognized twelve consecutive years on the Inc. 5000, Tilson provides network deployment and information system professional services to telecom, construction, utility and government clients. As a leading network design, build, and operating firm, Tilson builds high-performing technology project teams who take on the largest and most impactful information infrastructure projects in the country.

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