Map of CASF Approved Projects as of December 31, 2020

December 16, 2021

CPUC approves funding for thirteen projects in the amount of $78,181,923.89.

November 18, 2021

CPUC approves funding for two projects in the amount of $1,712,901.47.

September 23, 2021

CPUC approves funding for three projects in the amount of $3,081,541.09.

June 24, 2021

CPUC releases grant funding for one previously approved project in the amount of $3,608,224.  

  • Cal.net Inc. Tuolumne Mariposa Project - Grants the Petition for Modification of Resolution of Resolution T-17502 to remove the construction phase performance bond requirement, approves the Categorical Exemption prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and authorizes the release of $3,608,224 in grant monies to construct the Project. Resolution T-17737.

February 11, 2021

CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $1,428,479.

  • Frontier Communications Smith River Project - Approves funding up to the amount of $1,428,479 to construct last-mile fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) broadband infrastructure to unserved communities in Del Norte County. Resolution T-17715.

January 14, 2021

CPUC approves two resolutions for a combined grant amount of $8,638,778.

  • Hunter Communications Hoopa Valley Broadband Initiative (HVBI) Project - Approves funding up to the amount of $8,223,340 to construct middle-mile and last-mile broadband infrastructure. The proposed project will provide last-mile hybrid fiber and fixed wireless broadband access to unserved households on the Hoopa Valley Tribal Reservation in Humboldt County. Resolution T-17717.
  • DigitalPath Sutter Placer Project - Approves funding up to the amount of $415,438 to deploy last-mile fixed wireless infrastructure to enable high-speed internet access to unserved households in Sutter and Placer Counties. Resolution T-17720.

    December 17, 2020

    CPUC approves two resolutions for a combined grant amount of $11,311,131.30.   

    • Plumas Sierra Telecommunications Scott Road Project - Approves funding up to the amount of $3,707,475 to deploy middle-mile and last-mile fiber infrastructure to enable fiber-to-the-home broadband access to unserved households in Lassen and Sierra Counties. Resolution T-17712.
    • Race Telecommunications Gigafy Williams Project - Approves funding up to the amount of $7,603,656.30 to deploy middle-mile and last-mile fiber infrastructure to enable fiber-to-the-premise broadband access to unserved households in Colusa County. Resolution T-17716.

    November 3, 2020

    CPUC approves nine projects by ministerial review for a combined grant amount of $8,738,007.87.   

    July 16, 2020

    CPUC releases grant funding for one previously approved project in the amount $2,233,542.20.  

    • Happy Valley Telephone Company Olinda Project - Approves the Categorical Exemption prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and authorizes the release of $2,233,542.20 in grant monies approved by Resolutions T- 17441 and T-17517 to construct the Project. Resolution T-17701. 

    June 25, 2020

    CPUC releases grant funding for one previously approved project in the amount of $1,458,886.

    • Frontier Communications Lytle Creek Project - Authorizes the release of $1,458,886 in grant monies to construct the Project and approves the Categorical Exemption prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Resolution T-17699.

      May 7, 2020

      CPUC approves supplemental/additional funding for one grant in the amount of $10,820,150.

       

      December 19, 2019

      CPUC approves three grant resolutions for a combined grant amount of $12,689,849.72.

       

      December 5, 2019

      CPUC approves six grant resolutions for a combined grant amount of $12,104,982.

      • Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications Elysian Valley-Johnstonville Project - Approves funding up to $3,574,494 to deploy middle-mile and last mile fiber infrastructure to provide fiber-to-the home broadband access to unserved households in Lassen County. Resolution T-17677.
      • Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications Keddie Project - Approves funding up to $1,512,163 to deploy middle-mile and last mile fiber infrastructure to provider fiber-to-the home broadband access to unserved households in the city of Keddie in Plumas County. Resolution T-17672.
      • Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications Plumas Eureka-Johnsonville Project - Approves funding up to $1,270,872 to deploy middle-mile and last mile fiber infrastructure to provide fiber-to-the home broadband access to unserved households in unincorporated communities of Plumas Eureka and Johnsville in Plumas County. Resolution T-17678.
      • Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications Lake Davis Project - Approves funding up to $1,118,873 to deploy a middle-mile fiber network and a wired and wireless last mile network to provide broadband service to the Lake Davis area in Plumas County. Resolution T-17675.
      • Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications Mohawk Vista Project - Approves funding up to $2,183,427 to deploy middle-mile and last mile fiber infrastructure to provider fiber-to-the home broadband access to unserved households in unincorporated communities of C-Road, Mohawk Vista and Portola in Plumas County. Resolution T-17673.
      • Cruzio Media, Inc. Equal Access Santa Cruz Project - Approves funding of up to $2,445,153 to deploy last mile fiber-to-the-home facilities that will enable high speed broadband service at speeds of at least 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) download and 1 Gbps upload to unserved households located within seven mobile home park businesses in the Soquel/Capitola region of Santa Cruz County. Resolution T-17674.

       

      October 10, 2019

      CPUC approves additional funding for one previously approved project in the amount of $9,061,201.  

       

      September 12, 2019

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $692,888.58.

      • Frontier Weimar Project - Approves funding of up to $692,888.58 to deploy last mile VDSL2 broadband access to CASF-eligible households in Placer County. Resolution T-17660.

         

      January 10, 2019

      CPUC approves one resolution transferring control via a stock purchase agreement.  

      August 9, 2018

      CPUC releases grant funding for one previously approved project in the amount of $3,645,085.  

      • Siskiyou Telephone Company Happy Camp to Somes Bar Project - Authorizes the release of grant monies to Siskiyou Telephone Company (U-1017-C) to construct the Happy Camp to Somes Bar Fiber Connectivity Project; and approves the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the Project. Resolution T-17623.

      July 26, 2018

      CPUC approves supplemental/additional funding for one resolution for a grant amount of $98,795.  

      July 12, 2018

      CPUC approves two resolutions for a combined grant amount of $2,721,453.  

      •  Frontier California Lytle Creek Project - Approves funding for the grant application of Frontier California, Inc. up to the Amount of $1,458,886 for the Lytle Creek Project for unserved areas in San Bernardino County. Resolution T-17613.
      •  Frontier California Desert Shores Project - Approves funding for the grant application of Frontier California, Inc. up to $1,262,567 for the Desert Shores Project. Resolution T-17614.

      May 31, 2018

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $1,796,070.  

      • Anza Electric Connect Anza Phase 2 Project - Approves funding for the grant application of Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc. in the amount of $1,796,070 for Phase 2 of the Connect Anza Project. Resolution T-17581.

       

      May 10, 2018

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $1,868,881.  

      • Bolinas Gigabit Network Project - Approves funding in the amount of $1,868,881 for the Bolinas Gigabit Network Project, which includes new last mile broadband infrastructure in Bolinas (Marin County). Resolution T-17608.

       

      April 26, 2018

      CPUC releases grant funding for one previously approved project in the amount of $1,139,755.  

      • Cal.Net El Dorado North Project - Approves the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared in compliance with CEQA and authorizes the release of grant monies to Cal.net, Inc. to construct the El Dorado North broadband project. Resolution T-17603.

       

      December 14, 2017

      CPUC approves one resolution to modify a previously approved resolution.  

         

       July 13, 2017

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $27,629,599.  

      • Race Telecommunications Gigafy Phelan Project - Approves funding up to the amount of $27,629,599 for the Race Gigafy Phelan Project. The Gigafy Phelan Project will install a fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) system to CASF “priority areas” in the underserved communities in and around Phelan in San Bernardino County. Resolution T-17525.

      June 15, 2017

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $1,076,062.  

      • LCB Communications Light Saber Broadband Project - Approves funding in the amount of $1,076,062 for the Light Saber Project that consists of approximately 17 miles of fiber optic cable and will offer fiber-to-the-premise to 150 underserved households in the Paradise Valley community, a portion of the rural unincorporated area of Santa Clara County. Resolution T-17545

      May 11, 2017

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $511,170 and releases grant funding for one previously approved project in the amount of $16,156,323 in CASF grant funds and a CASF loan of $500,000.  

      • CalNeva Coalinga Huron Project - Approves funding in the amount of $511,170 for the grant application of CalNeva Broadband, LLC (CalNeva) to install a hybrid fiber/coaxial cable system in the communities of Coalinga and Huron in western Fresno County. Resolution T-17563
      • Bright Fiber Network, Inc. Bright Fiber Broadband Project - Approves a categorical exemption prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the Bright Fiber Project, which will extend high-speed Internet service to approximately 21 square miles and 1941 households in underserved Nevada County communities, generally between the outskirts of Grass Valley and Colfax. Resolution T-17565.

      March 23, 2017

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $46,709,036.  

      • Inyo Networks Digital 299 - Approves funding in the amount of $46,709,036 for the grant application of Inyo Networks, Inc. (Inyo) to construct the Digital 299 Broadband Project (Digital 299), which includes both middle-mile and last-mile facilities. The proposed project will provide high-capacity backhaul infrastructure and interconnection points to communities along the California State Route 299 (Highway 299) corridor. Resolution T-17548. (Project Terminated 9/17/2020)

       March 2, 2017

      CPUC approves additional funding in the amount of up to $428,220.

      • UIA Helendale - Approves additional funding of up to $428,220 to Ultimate Internet Access, Inc., (UIA) in order for UIA to pay prevailing wage labor construction rates, mainly retroactively for work already completed, as mandated by the passage of Assembly Bill 2272 (AB 2272), for its Helendale Project. Resolution T-17557.

      December 15, 2016

      CPUC approves two resolutions for a combined grant and loan amount of $7,253,309 and releases grant funding for one previously approved project in the amount of $1,027,380.

      • Cal.net Tuolumne and Mariposa Project - Approves funding to provide broadband Internet and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony services to underserved rural communities of the Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties. Resolution T-17502.
      • Siskiyou Telephone, Inc. Happy Camp to Somes Bar Fiber Connectivity Project - Approves funding to build a 16.75 mile-long middle-mile fiber link from Happy Camp to Somes Bar and also construct last-mile connections to 10 unserved households in Siskiyou County. Resolution T-17539.  
      • Ponderosa Telephone Company Cressman Project - Approves a categorical exemption prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the Cressman Unserved and Underserved Broadband Project, initially approved in Resolution T-17428 (April 10, 2014) to construct Cressman Project. Resolution T-17551.

      December 1, 2016

        CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $3,124,490.

      November 15, 2016

        CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $2,862,388.

      • Cal.net Amador Calaveras and Alpine Project - Approves funding to build last-mile fixed wireless infrastructure to provide broadband services to underserved rural communities in Amador Calaveras and Alpine Counties. Resolution T-17501.

      September 29, 2016

        CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $545,690.

      August 18, 2016

        CPUC releases CASF Grant Awards and approves one resolution for a grant amount of $7,687,016.

      • Race Telecommunications - Approves funding for the Gigafy Occidental Project in the amount of $7,687,016 for the deployment of a last-mile fiber network that is spread over a 4.2 square mile area in Occidental, located in Sonoma County. Resolution T-17524. 

      July 14, 2016

        CPUC approves two resolutions for a combined grant amount of $3,555,045.  

      • The Nicasio Inyo Networks Project - Conditionally approves the funding in the amount of $1,491,078 to Inyo Networks to construct a Fiber-to-the-Premises last-mile network that will cover 8 square miles in the underserved Nicasio area of Western Marin County. Resolution T-17523.
      • The Winterhaven Telephone Company Project - Approves the Final Initial Study/Environmental Assessment and Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and authorizes the release of grant monies in the amount of $2,063,967 to construct the Winterhaven Project. Resolution T-17521.

      June 23, 2016

        CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $1,256,524.

      • Cal.net, Inc. El Dorado South and East Project - Approves last-mile fixed wireless infrastructure to deliver broadband services to 1,350 households in underserved rural communities of southern and eastern El Dorado County. Resolution T-17498.

       May 12, 2016

      CPUC conditionally approves additional funding of either $399,853.20 or $462,978.

      • Happy Valley Telephone Company - Conditionally approves additional funding to conduct California Environmental Quality ACT (CEQA) review and to complete the Olinda Underserved Broadband Project. Resolution T-17517.

       January 28, 2016

       CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $6,580,007.

      • Race Telecommunications Gigafy Mono Project - Approves extending high-speed broadband to approximately 399 households in the underserved communities of South Chalfant, Benton, Benton Hot Springs, Swall Meadows, and Mono City in Mono County. Resolution T-17477.

      January 14, 2016

      CPUC approves two resolutions for a  combined grant amount of $3,177,476.  

      • Race Telecommunications Five Mining Communities Project - Approves extending high-speed broadband service to approximately 202 households in the underserved communities of Randsburg and Johannesburg in Kern County and Red Mountain in San Bernardino County. Resolution T-17488.
      • Cal.net, Inc. El Dorado North Project - Approves extending high-speed broadband service to approximately 1,537 households in Quintette, Buckeye, Volcanoville, Fornis, Greenwood, Meadow Brook, and Garden Valley in the northern regions of El Dorado County.  Resolution T-17497.

      December 27, 2015

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $2,662,450.  

      • Anza Electric Cooperative's Connect Anza Project - Approves extending high-speed broadband service to approximately 3,751 households in the underserved communities of Anza, Aguanga, Lake Riverside Estates, and Reed Valley in Western Riverside County.  Resolution T-17503.

       December 3, 2015

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $16,156,323 and a loan amount of $500,000 (totaling $16,656,323).  

      August 19, 2015

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $2,239,991.  

      July 23, 2015

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $202,557.  

      May 7, 2015

      CPUC approves two resolutions for a combined grant amount of $3,323,205.  

      • Ultimate Internet Access, Inc., Helendale Project - Approves extending high-speed internet service to approximately 2,279 households spread over 3.9 square miles in and adjoining the underserved community of Helendale which is located in San Bernardino County. Resolution T-17478.  
      • Ultimate Internet Access, Inc., Wrightwood Project - Approves extending high-speed internet service to approximately 1,857 households spread over 3.2 square miles in and adjoining the underserved community of Wrightwood, which straddles the border between San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties. Resolution T-17475.  

      June 26, 2014

      CPUC approves four resolutions for a combined grant amount of $6,889,399.  

      April 10, 2014

      CPUC approves four resolutions for a combined grant and loan amount of $12,010,089.  

      December 19, 2013

      CPUC approves one resolution for a grant amount of $1,755,042.  

      • Ponderosa Telephone Company’s Beasore/Central Camp Project - Approves extending high-speed internet service to 3.49 square miles covering the Beasore and Central Camp communities of unincorporated Madera County and providing safety-enhancing landline telephone service in an area where there currently is none. Resolution T-17424  

      October 31, 2013

      CPUC approves five resolutions for a combined grant and loan amount of $4,833,502.  

      • Ponderosa Telephone Company’s Big Creek Project - Approves extending high-speed internet service in the Fresno communities of Big Creek, Huntington Lake, and Lakeshore. Resolution T-17423.  
      • The WillitsOnline Boonville and Westport Projects - Approves extending high-speed internet service to 58.35 square miles the Mendocino County towns of Boonville and Westport. Resolutions T-17422 and T-17421.  
      • The Pinnacles Telephone Company Monument Project - Approves upgrading broadband service to households and anchor institutions in a large rural area of San Benito County. Resolution T-17420.  
      • Race’s Boron Underserved Project - Approves extending high-speed internet to the City of Boron in Kern County. Resolution T-17416.  

      October 17, 2013

      CPUC approves two resolutions for projects designed to extend high-speed internet service into underserved rural and tribal communities.  

      October 3, 2013

      The CPUC approves three matching grants that will improve internet accessibility in underserved areas in northern California's Shasta County, the central California Sierras, and along part of the southeastern California-Arizona border.  

      • The Happy Valley Telephone Company - Approves the extension of high-speed internet service in Olinda, Anderson, and other unincorporated areas of Shasta County. A 60% matching grant has been rewarded to help fund the Olinda Project. Resolution T-17411.  
      • The Winterhaven Telephone Company project  - Approves funding to cover the Winterhaven Community and other areas on unincorporated Imperial County, including the Quechan Indian Reservation, thanks to a $2,064,967 CASF grant. Resolution T-17410.  
      • Foresthill Telephone Company’s Big Dipper Project - Approves funding of $117,000 to extend high-speed internet service to the Placer County community of Iowa Hill. Resolution T-17409.  

      August 15, 2013

      The CPUC has released unused funds and consequently made additional census block groups (CBGs) available for other CASF projects.  

      August 23, 2012

      CPUC Approves $286,398 for broadband in Mono County:  

      December 15, 2011

      CPUC approves increased grant award by $1,540,258  

      November 10, 2011

      CPUC Approves 40% Matching Funding for Broadband in Alpine county.  

      September 22, 2011

      CPUC Approves 40% Matching Funding for Broadband in Del Norte County:  

      September 8, 2011

      CPUC Releases CASF Grant Awards for Other Applicants  

      June 23, 2011

      CPUC Releases CASF Grant Awards for Other Applicants  

      • CPUC Releases Funding for Projects in Resolutions T-17196, T-17199, T-17237, T-17240, T-17242, T-17268, and T-17288 by Releasing $13,061,002 of California Advanced Services Fund Grant Awards for Other Applications, Resolution T-17317  

      June 9, 2011

      CPUC Approves 40% Matching Funding for Broadband in San Bernardino County:  

      October 14, 2010

      CPUC Approves 10% Matching Grant in the Central California Valley:  

      September 2, 2010

      CPUC Approves Matching Grant for Broadband in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties:  

      July 29, 2010

      CPUC Approves Matching Grant for Broadband in Poker Flat area of Calaveras County:  

      July 8, 2010

      CPUC Releases CASF Grant Award for Other Applicants and Approves Matching Grant for Broadband in the northernmost part of the state:  

      June 24, 2010

      CPUC Approves Matching Grant for Broadband in the Mojave Air and Space Port of Kern County:  

      May 20, 2010

      CPUC Releases CASF Grant Awards for Other Applicants and Approves Matching Grants for Broadband in Fresno County:   

      May 6, 2010

      CPUC Approves Matching Grants for Broadband in the Central Valley and Mother Lode Region  

      February 25, 2010

      CPUC Approves Matching Grants for Broadband in Plumas Sierra  

      January 21, 2010

      CPUC Approves Matching Grants for Broadband in Central Valley and Northern California  

      December 17, 2009

      CPUC Approves Matching Grant for High-Speed Internet to Lassen County  

      December 3, 2009

      CPUC Approves Conditional Grant to Improve Broadband Service to Underserved Regions of Mono, Inyo, Eastern Kern, and Eastern Sierra  

      November 20, 2009

      CPUC Approved Broadband Grants to Bridge the Digital Divide in the State

      October 29, 2009

      CPUC Approves Grants For High-Speed Internet To Unserved And Underserved Areas  

      September 24, 2009

      CPUC Approves Funding to Bring Broadband to Modoc County  

      September 10, 2009

      CPUC Approves Funding for Southern Sierra Nevada Broadband Service  

      July 9, 2009

      CPUC Approves Funding for High-Speed Broadband in Unserved Areas of Mother Lode Region  

      April 16, 2009

      CPUC Approves Upgrade of Broadband Service in Underserved Rural Areas  

      March 12, 2009

      CPUC Continues to Help Bridge Digital Divide With Approval of Broadband Projects in Unserved and Underserved Counties  

      February 20, 2009

      CPUC Approves $8 Million To Help Bring Broadband To Unserved Areas  

      November 21, 2008

      CPUC Helps Bridge Digital Divide Through Funding of Six Broadband Projects in Unserved Areas  

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