Tag: rural telcos

News, Regulations

Trump administration gives Huawei another 90 days to work in U.S.

August 19, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Despite ongoing security concerns, the Trump administration extended the length of the license that allows Huawei to do business with its U.S. customers. Using an executive order, President Donald Trump had put a 90-day ban on Huawei’s gear back in […]


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 […]


Frontier faces allegations of overcharging West Virginia $4.7M in rural broadband project

August 28, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Frontier is facing accusations that the telco overcharged West Virginia $4.7 million in federal grant funds for a $126 million rural broadband expansion project via the FCC’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). According to the Office of Inspector General, AP […]