Tuesday, July 27, 2021

FCC Cleans Up RDOF; Makes $311M Available for Broadband

 The FCC on Monday took its first steps to move forward with funding new broadband deployments nationwide through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF). The agency said it’s ready to authorize over $311 million in broadband funding across 36 states. At the same time, the Commission took steps to clean up issues with the RDOF program’s design, originating from its adoption in 2020. 

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel called the actions “a significant down payment on broadband deployment.” She said help is on the way “for hundreds of thousands of Americans without access to broadband.” Continue Reading

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