Thursday, 21 November 2019

The FCC allocates $167m to boost rural broadband coverage in the US

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Tuesday 11 June 19

The latest round of funding to be allocated from the Connect America Fund will enable the provision of broadband services to over 60,000 rural Americans

The US' telecoms regulator, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has approved a $166.8 million funding package that will bring ultrafast broadband to over 60,000 unserved rural homes and businesses, across the county. The funding is part of the US' Connect America Fund Phase II and will provide funding to deliver fibre broadband services to homes and businesses in 22 states…

The US' telecoms regulator, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has approved a $166.8 million funding package that will bring ultrafast broadband to over 60,000 unserved rural homes and businesses, across the county. The funding is part of the US' Connect America Fund Phase II and will provide funding to deliver fibre broadband services to homes and businesses in 22 states…

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