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Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance
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Florida Rural Broadband Alliance

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  • 1. Florida Rural Broadband Alliance<br />www.WeConnectFlorida.com<br />
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  • 3. What is FRBA?<br />A LLC, a private business entity<br />New Middle Mile broadband infrastructure<br />Connect providers of vital public sector commercial services with private sector non-profit entities<br />Broadband to two regions with only 39 % of people has access to broadband service<br />
  • 4. Who Owns FRBA<br />Opportunity Florida in Florida’s Northwest Rural Area of Critical Economic Concern (NWRACEC) <br />Florida Heartland (FHREDI) in South Central Rural Area of Critical Economic Concern (SCRACEC)<br />
  • 5. Regional & Local Governments’ Members<br />Florida’s Heartland REDI (Regional Economic Development Initiative)<br /><ul><li>Hardee County
  • 6. Desoto County
  • 7. Highlands County
  • 8. Okeechobee County
  • 9. Glades County
  • 10. Hendry County
  • 11. Immokalee</li></ul>Opportunity Florida<br />Holmes County<br />Washington County<br />Jackson County<br />Gadsden County<br />Calhoun County<br />Liberty County<br />Gulf County<br />Franklin County<br />
  • 12. Entities Graph<br />
  • 13. Florida’s Heartland<br />www.flaheartland.com<br />
  • 14. How is FRBA funded?<br />2009 American Recovery & Reinvestment Act “Stimulus Money”<br />August 2010 - Network to be completed 2013<br />~$24 million in total<br /> + 30 % match cash of in-kind assets & services<br />Private Partners:<br />
  • 15. What is Middle Mile?<br />Infrastructure for the Internet. <br />Connects the core network to local network. <br />Provides Internet backbone & wholesale services for Last Mile providers<br />
  • 16. Middle Mile<br />
  • 17. FRBA Middle Mile<br />Exception: Can provide Last Mile to “Anchor Institutions”<br />Health organization<br />Education<br />Social Service<br />Library & Schools<br />Nonprofit organizations<br />
  • 18. Time Plan<br />All dates are preliminary <br />Updates will be published<br />12 to 18 month <br />= Mid to End of 2012<br />
  • 19. Round Two Submission – Network Diagram<br /><ul><li>Preliminary Network designs
  • 20. Met all required standards for Grant Application
  • 21. Incorporates 77 points of interconnection for Anchor Institutions and Local Access Providers</li></li></ul><li>Network Design FHREDIRegion<br />
  • 22. Network<br />
  • 23. South Region Network<br />
  • 24. Opportunity & Connection<br />
  • 25. Learn more <br />www.weconnectflorida.com<br />FHREDI <br />www.flaheartland.com <br />863-385-4900<br />
  • 26. Questions & Comment?<br />

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