Nevada

Broadband Office

Name: Office of Science, Innovation & Technology (OSIT)
Location: Executive Branch
Enabling Act: NRS §223.600 et seq.

Connectivity Snapshot

Broadband Serviceable Locations 1
Total Served Underserved Unserved

983,570

923,315

15,713

44,542

Adoption 2
Overall Wireline

90.5%

77.3%

Federal Funding

Summary

BEAD CPF ARPA DE

$416,666,230

$135,603,020

$3,768,660,641

$16,666,696

BEAD

Overview

Total Allocation: $416,666,230
Current Status: Funding Allocated

Five-Year Plan

Status: Drafted
Due: 9/16/23
Link: 5-Year Plan

Initial Proposal

Status: Drafted
Due: 12/27/23
Link: Initial Proposal Vol. 1

Final Proposal

Status: Unreleased
Due: TBD
Link: n/a

Digital Equity

State Grants

Capacity Grant: $16,666,6963
Planning Grant: $754,458.89
Link to Plan: DE Plan
Summary of Uses: n/a

NTIA Grant Program

TBD

Middle Mile

Eastern Nevada Middle Mile

Applicant: State of Nevada
Total Cost: $87,094,919
NTIA Award: $43,547,459

ARPA

SLFRF

Total4

$3,768,660,641

For Broadband
$399,500 (0.0%)

CPF

Total

$135,603,020

For Broadband
$55,597,238 (41%)
Program Link

State Funding

Recent Programs5

High Speed NV Phase I [fiber transport for 1,000 CAIs]

Agency: Broadband Office
Allocation: $170M [from ARPA SFRF]
Grantees: TBD
Rules: Sample RFP [for Region 7]; additional info. available here

Low-Income MDU Broadband Program [CPF Rd. 1]

Agency: Broadband Office
Allocation: $55M
Grantees: TBD
Rules: Forthcoming; additional info available here

Policies

Non-Traditional ISPs6

Pemitted to Offer Broadband

Municipalities

Yes (subject to rules)

Municipal Electric Utilities

Yes

Electric Cooperatives

Yes

Investor-Owned Utilities

Yes

Footnotes

  1. FCC National Broadband Map Data, as of December 31, 2022 (updated May 24, 2023).↩︎

  2. ACS 1-Year Data, 2021, US Census Bureau.↩︎

  3. ACLP Overview of IIJA Digital Equity Grant Programs.↩︎

  4. Broadband infrastructure is one of several applicable uses of SLFRF funds.↩︎

  5. Updated as of March 2023.↩︎

  6. Updated as of September 2022.↩︎