How is Orange County paying for its share?

The cost to build the entire network is approximately $45 million. The agreement requires Orange County to pay up to $10 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds as a grant to North State in three installments:

  • 1,000,000 within 30 days of contract execution
  • 3,000,000 after enabling connections to 3,000 homes no later than Dec. 31, 2023
  • 6,000,000 after enabling connections to the remaining 6,898 homes no later than Dec. 31, 2024

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1. Why did Orange County decide Broadband was a priority?
2. Why did Orange County choose to partner with North State?
3. How is Orange County paying for its share?
4. How much will the service cost?
5. What will North State do?
6. How long will it take to build out the network, and when will services be available?
7. I want to sign up. What do I do?