The application window for the second and final round of the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and the Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP) funding is officially open. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) have posted information on how to access the online application on the Broadband USA Web site.
According to the Web site, “In preparation for the second round of funding, RUS and NTIA have made significant upgrades and improvements to the online application system to address the challenges applicants faced during Round 1.” It recommends not waiting until the last moment to begin filing your application because of the high volume of applications expected.
Go to Broadband USA for more details.
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