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FCC cues up Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to close digital divide

January 30, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As expected, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced on Thursday its new Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) for faster broadband speeds in order to help close the digital divide in rural areas. RDOF will push out up to $20.4 billion […]


FCC details an additional $524 million in rural broadband projects funded under CAF II

July 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission has authorized the largest amount yet for rural broadband expansion funded by the Connect America Fund II auction: $524 million, which will be spent on projects over the next decade to connect more than 200,000 unserved […]


CenturyLink extends broadband to 600K homes, businesses via CAF-II program

January 19, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

CenturyLink has inched closer to meeting its FCC CAF-II program commitments, reaching over 600,000 rural homes and businesses with broadband over the past two years. In August 2015, CenturyLink accepted $500 million in CAF-II funding. This money, combined with its […]