Rural Broadband Healthcare Network (RBHN)

The RBHN is a consortium of partners in rural, urban, and medically underserved areas of Western New York and surrounding regions, which utilizes the FCC’s Rural Health Care Program’s Healthcare Connect Program. Through the RBHN, eligible health care providers are granted up to a 65% subsidy on broadband circuits, equipment, and installation.

Who is Eligible?

  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • FQHCs
  • Health Departments
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Teaching Hospitals
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Data Centers
  • Admin Offices

Eligible Services

  • Broadband Services
    • Internet
    • Ethernet
    • Dark Fiber
  • Equipment


Contact the RBHN Team today at 585-786-6275, or email

How the Rural Health Care Program can help your organization: