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FCC sets out rules for $2bn rural broadband fund

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 26 May 16

U.S. telco watchdog seeks to facilitate network deployment in hard-to-reach areas.

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week agreed rules paving the way for allocating US$2 billion (€1.79 billion) of public money to fund rural broadband deployments. Last year, $9 billion was allotted to the country's biggest telcos under phase two of the Connect America Fund (CAF)…

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week agreed rules paving the way for allocating US$2 billion (€1.79 billion) of public money to fund rural broadband deployments. Last year, $9 billion was allotted to the country's biggest telcos under phase two of the Connect America Fund (CAF)…

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