The goal of the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Grant Program is to award grants that exclusively extend broadband service into unserved areas. The competitive grant process is technologically neutral and should result in awards based on objective and efficient procedures.

  • Ohio has dedicated $270M
  • Application deadline is November 8th, 2021
  • The comprehensive application includes engineering, financials and a detailed narrative.
  • “Broadband service floor” is defined as a retail terrestrial service capable of delivering high-speed internet access at speeds of at least 25 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream.
  • “Unserved Threshold” is defined as less that 10 Mbps downstream and 1 Mbps upstream.

JSI has the experience and proven track record to maximize your points and for you to be awarded funding above the industry average. We’re ready to help your company with all aspects of qualifying for and winning competitive funding options including:

  • Determining available loans and grants
  • Mapping of funding areas
  • Financial analysis and preparation
  • Broadband network assessment and planning
  • Guidance through the full process

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