The Otsego IDA funded a comprehensive study, conducted by FARR Technologies, of county-wide broadband coverage, gaps in service, technology options, business model options, strategic expansion of broadband, implementation plans, and budget pro-forma. Then a Public/Private business team was established including private sector provider Middleburgh Telephone Company (MIDTEL), the Otsego Electric Cooperative, Otsego County, and the Otsego IDA to develop a broadband plan to address the gaps in coverage. Currently, the group is working to prepare a competitive application for implementation funding in the next Connect NY funding round.