Broadband Funding Solutions

Explore Options To Accelerate Your Network

We’re more than a materials supplier. When connecting a community becomes stressful work, we roll up our sleeves and focus on solutions to help you Plan, Fund, Supply, and Construct networks. The Millennium Group of companies are here to bring the promise of broadband to life in your community.

Broadband Funding

Discover how a multitude of solutions can support you and your fiber builds.

Broadband Funding

Broadband Solutions combines a targeted approach to broadband funding with high-level geospatial design to kickstart projects efficiently and cost-effectively. With an understanding that securing adequate funding is a critical component of any successful project, we can integrate funding strategies seamlessly into our comprehensive approach.

MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT

Get materials, hardware, electronics, & capital equipment you need to get to market first.

MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT

When you source materials from Millennium, you’ll be ready to meet deadlines and unpredictable needs with quick and reliable deliveries on your project essentials from local warehouses across the country. Need to keep your project on track? Check out our fleet of Rental equipment which can help you save money of the lifespan of your project.

NETWORK PLANNING

Connects future-focused network owners to help bring your fiber optic projects to life.

NETWORK PLANNING

A multitude of tools to help you plan and manage your builds from start to end. Headaches will be identified and reduce your overall project costs before they cost you in the long run.

FUNDING INFORMATION

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MIDDLE MILE

GOAL

Connect middle-mile infrastructure to last-mile networks while promoting network resiliency through alternate network connection paths to prevent single points of failure.

ELIGIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS
Applicants must prioritize: middle mile infrastructure, connecting non-contiguous trust lands, offering wholesale broadband service at reasonable rates on a carrier-neutral basis

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BEAD

GOAL
Expands internet access to rural areas ranking below others in access and supports planning efforts, including increased capacity in state broadband offices and outreach and coordination within communities.
ELIGIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS
25% matching requirement and Letter of Credit.

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RECONNECT

GOAL
Priorities for Round 4 include assisting rural communities to recover economically from the COVID-19 pandemic, and ensuring all rural residents have equitable access and benefit from funded projects.
ELIGIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS
Funding can be used to cover construction costs, improving existing infrastructure, or acquiring existing facilities and equipment.
UNIQUE FUNDING OPPORTUNITES
– 100% Grant
– 50/50 Loan/Grant
– 100% Loan

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TRIBAL BROADBAND CONNECTIVTY

GOAL
Build broadband infrastructure and develop use and adoption programs that support tribal communities.
ELIGIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS
Tribes may partner with a non-tribal entity or sister tribe. Tribal partnerships must have a primary tribe or tribal government as the applicant. Projects will be prioritized according to their impact on tribal land.

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ALTERNATIVE CONNECT AMERICA COST MODEL