Tag: rural telecom


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 […]