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Get involved with the State Challenge Process - start taking speed tests!

Individuals must submit the speed test survey 3 different times, each on a different day, with the same internet service provider, and at the same address. 

Register for State Broadband Challenge Portal Access

Initial Proposal Volume 1 has obtained NTIA approval and the portal is officially open.

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Utah’s Last Chance to Identify Eligible Locations for Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Federal Grant Funding

El Centro de banda ancha de Utah necesita su ayuda para hacer que la Internet de alta velocidad esté disponible y sea accesible y económica para todos los habitantes de Utah.

¿Lo sabía?

Nuestro objetivo es cambiar esto y proporcionar acceso y recursos económicos al mundo digital sin importar la edad, la ubicación, el entorno cultural o la situación económica. 

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Connecting Utah, una iniciativa del Centro de banda ancha de Utah, está trabajando hacia un Utah digitalmente conectado, en donde todos pueden participar por completo en la sociedad moderna a través del acceso a la Internet de alta velocidad, dispositivos útiles y herramientas para alcanzar la independencia digital.

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For more details on the challenge process phases, please refer to the portal.

Who can participate?

  • Nonprofit Organizations​​

  • Tribal or Local Governments

  • Educational organizations that are either a unit of local or Tribal government of a nonprofit (such as a public school district or public university)

  • Internet Service Providers

For registration guidance, please refer to information in the Challenge portal.

Tell us if your service is up to speed! Individuals can run speed tests to support challenges and rebuttals. Each speed test consists of three measurements taken on different days. You can access this information in the Challenge portal.  

How to participate: Eligible Entities

  • Broadband service is not available but the map shows it is

  • Internet speeds fall below the unserved or underserved thresholds

  • Latency exceeds 100 ms

  • Technology indicated for the location is incorrect 

  • Residential location, but the broadband service offered is only available to businesses

  • Enforceable commitment not indicated on the map

  • Evidence of planning to deploy service within a short time

  • Community Anchor Institution not identified as such or without speeds of 1000/1000 Mbps 

Review the Challenge Type and Evidence Guidance

  • Challenges must be submitted by an eligible entity 

  • Service locations being challenged must have internet service speeds available at or above 100/20 Mbps

  • Challenge submissions must include documented evidence

A nonprofit based in Salt Lake City is offering 13 grants of $2,500 each to eligible entities to assist with area broadband speed test challenges. Applications are currently open and will close two weeks before the end of the 40-day challenge. 

 

Requirements:

  • Eligibility: The applying entity must meet the eligibility criteria to participate in the Challenge Process

  • Minimum Participation: At least six households within a census block group must participate

  • Preparation for Speed Tests: The applying entity must prepare to comply with the speed test requirements outlined in the next section

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How to Participate: Individuals

  • Each household will need to run 3 different speed tests, on different days

  • The speed tests must be run using the same internet service provider, or they will not be accepted

  • Households must be subscribed to the highest speed service tier available or at 100/20 Mpbs minimum

  • The device running the speed test should be plugged in to the gateway via an ethernet cable for best results

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El Centro de banda ancha de Utah necesita su ayuda para hacer que la Internet de alta velocidad esté disponible y sea accesible y económica para todos los habitantes de Utah.

¿Lo sabía?

Nuestro objetivo es cambiar esto y proporcionar acceso y recursos económicos al mundo digital sin importar la edad, la ubicación, el entorno cultural o la situación económica. 

El Centro de banda ancha de Utah necesita su ayuda para hacer que la Internet de alta velocidad esté disponible y sea accesible y económica para todos los habitantes de Utah.

¿Lo sabía?

Nuestro objetivo es cambiar esto y proporcionar acceso y recursos económicos al mundo digital sin importar la edad, la ubicación, el entorno cultural o la situación económica. 

El Centro de banda ancha de Utah necesita su ayuda para hacer que la Internet de alta velocidad esté disponible y sea accesible y económica para todos los habitantes de Utah.

¿Lo sabía?

Nuestro objetivo es cambiar esto y proporcionar acceso y recursos económicos al mundo digital sin importar la edad, la ubicación, el entorno cultural o la situación económica. 

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