Assistance with Obtaining Funding

JSI has a wealth of successful experience in assisting telecom and broadband providers with applying for and receiving funding to deploy broadband in rural areas. Some of the funding opportunities and ways in which we assist in this area are:

  • Consultation Regarding Options
    • FCC Reverse Auctions
    • RUS ReConnect
    • Other Federal and State Grant
  • Analysis to Maximize Amount of Funding
    • Determining areas for funding in light of scoring and other criteria
  • Assistance with all Aspects of Application
    • Including business and financial pro forma data
    • Mapping
    • Drafting narratives
  • Assistance with Prosecuting the Application
    • Preparing necessary documents including ETC and CLEC applications
  • Post Award Compliance
    • Reporting
    • Project Tracking

For more information about JSI’s assistance in obtaining funding for broadband, contact John Kuykendall at 301-459-7590.


  • JSI is a proactive partner, closely attuned to the financial, technological, business and policy developments unfolding across the industry.
  • Our team regularly meets with the FCC and PUC staff on regulatory initiatives and provides expert testimony in federal and state proceedings.
  • JSI plays a prominent role in industry and association forums and champions the interests of community based independent providers as policy is debated and formed.
  • Our staff is knowledgeable, accessible and consistently receives positive feedback.
  • We give back to the industry and local communities through various charitable activities.

What Clients Say

JSI has been part of our team for 30 plus years. Their expertise and forward thinking philosophy in both regulatory matters and business opportunities have contributed greatly to the success of Hill Country Telephone Cooperative.
Delbert Wilson, General Manager
Hill Country Telephone


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