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Connect the Ready Office Hours - Shared screen with gallery view
Maine Connectivity Authority (Info)
17:56
Welcome, everyone! Feel free to ask questions here in the chat, raise your hand, or bring yourself off mute.
Maine Connectivity Authority (Info)
18:20
We will be recording today's meeting in case you'd like to review the questions and presentation again afterward.
Maine Connectivity Authority (Info)
21:10
Your applicant ID for Connect the Ready will look like this: CTR-0000000000
Andrew Davis
22:56
How are Locations points added by applicant handled in the Weighted Benefit Calculation?
Maine Connectivity Authority (Info)
23:26
Thanks, Andrew. We're going to touch on that question a bit later.
stephenie mac
23:32
Andrew, when an applicant adds missing points like this, it won't affect the cost-benefit and also won't affect your minimum financial commitment
Andrew Davis
24:04
Thanks that is what I thought but wanted to make sure since you were showing how to do it
Maine Connectivity Authority (Info)
26:33
We'll also be sharing the highlights from this presentation in an updated VETRO Instructions document that will be posted in the portal and distributed to all existing applicants.
stephenie mac
29:55
This step of completing the data mapping portion is also included in the Application Tips document: https://mca.smapply.io/prog/connect-the-ready/
Phil Devlin (Harrison)
34:43
As the community contact, how can I verify the potential subscriber list for our town that has been loaded into Vetro matches our town address list (excel spreadsheet)?
stephenie mac
36:59
Phil, this application process isn't a broadband mapping challenge process. The FAQ might address some of your questions about how these layers were generated for the purposes of applying and evaluating applications for Connect the Ready Grants: https://www.maineconnectivity.org/all-in-faqs
stephenie mac
41:37
Feel free to ask questions here in the chat, raise your hand, or bring yourself off mute.
Joe DeGraff (VETRO)
42:16
support@vetrofibermap.com
stephenie mac
42:52
Only the applicant or partner as identified in the portal can get access to this FiberMap data
stephenie mac
44:08
Feel free to ask questions here in the chat, raise your hand, or bring yourself off mute.
stephenie mac
50:14
competition is a risk...
Andrew Davis
51:56
Can I ask a question on the Location Points, Least served, Unserved, Underserved, etc
stephenie mac
52:09
please, unmute or chat
Maine Connectivity Authority (Info)
01:00:27
You can see the general program eligibility layer on the viewer on the MCA site here: https://www.maineconnectivity.org/ Click the layer button to the left, then select "Program Eligibility - 20222" https://www.maineconnectivity.org/
Christian Leger
01:02:30
Thank you for addressing the “dual” grant avenue Kendra Jo
Sean Byrne
01:02:54
Those are Kerem and Chris Whelan
kathy white
01:03:01
all set, ty
stephenie mac
01:03:13
Hi, all GWI!!
marcy leger
01:03:44
Thx no questions
stephenie mac
01:03:58
FAQ webpage: https://www.maineconnectivity.org/all-in-faqs
Sean Byrne
01:04:06
Hi Stephenie, thanks for all your feedback and help.
stephenie mac
01:04:08
program materials: https://mca.smapply.io/prog/connect-the-ready/