Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program Services

Mission Broadband assists states in all aspects of the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program. We have experience in the development of BEAD planning and process documents, including the Five Year Action Plan, the Initial Proposals Volume’s I & II, Initial Proposal Funding Request and Final Proposal, to secure NTIA funding for broadband expansion. Mission Broadband’s in-depth experience and knowledge of broadband deployment projects combined with our  success working with state and federal grant programs make us a valuable asset to any local or state level entities requiring these services.

 Our service includes:

  • Collaboration & Project Management: We work closely with your team to establish a detailed plan with clear milestones and communication channels. Our experienced team utilizes a disciplined approach to effectively collaborate and communicate with all stakeholders throughout the project life cycle. We proactively identify potential challenges and adjust the project scope as needed to ensure success.
  • Technical & Financial Expertise: Mission Broadband has extensive experience in all aspects of broadband network deployment including financing, design & engineering, construction, network activation, service implementation, and operational support. This expertise guides us in developing realistic and achievable deployment strategies within the BEAD funding framework.
  • Grant Program Design: We assist in defining grant programs, including the BEAD subgrantee selection, challenge, and adjudication processes. We help design robust processes for service providers and eligible entities throughout the entire BEAD program lifecycle. We provide an integrated and holistic approach by including data from economic development, telehealth, and other areas to provide a comprehensive plan for broadband expansion.
  • Federal and State Grant Expertise: We offer comprehensive support for navigating the intricacies of BEAD funding. Our team of experienced professionals possesses a deep understanding of the entire funding lifecycle, from initial research and eligibility verification to application preparation, compliance management, and post-award reporting.
  • Reporting and Monitoring:  We guide clients through the preparation of comprehensive and timely reports, ensuring accurate documentation. We provide comprehensive Outside Plant (OSP) inspection, review, and monitoring services to ensure networks are being built according to BEAD NOFO requirements.

Benefits of our approach:

  • Increased Funding Probability: Our expertise maximizes your chances of securing NTIA funding.
  • Reduced Project Risks: We proactively identify and mitigate potential challenges, keeping your project on track.

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