May 27, 2020 - 

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved $12,689,849.72 in grant funding to build high-speed broadband Internet infrastructure and access to unserved Californians. The awards, under the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) broadband infrastructure grant program administered by the CPUC, will serve households in Lassen, Modoc, Kern, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties, and include affordable subscription options. Collectively, the grants—primarily for fiberoptic infrastructure investments—will provide high-speed Internet service to 542 unserved households. The grants were awarded to:

  • Frontier Communications for the Phase I Northeast Project in the amount of $10,912,972.96 (Resolution T-17671)
  • Frontier Communications for the Taft Cluster Project in the amount of $399,701.79 (Resolution T-17668)
  • Charter Communications for the Country Squire Mobile Home Park, Highland Orchid Drive and Silver Wheel Ranch Mobile Home Park Projects in the amount of $1,377,174.97 (Resolution T-17680)