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USDA Invests $19 Million in Broadband for Rural Texas Communities

The US Department of Agriculture invested $19 million in three, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for almost 7,000 rural households, 46 farms, 32 pre-subscribed businesses, 19 critical co

FCC Proposes Over $200M in Fines for Wireless Location Data Violations

The Federal Communications Commission proposed fines against the nation’s four largest wireless carriers for apparently selling access to their customers’ location information without taking reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized acce

FCC Proposes Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction Procedures

The Federal Communications Commission proposed procedures for the first phase of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction, which will make up to $16 billion available for the deployment of fixed broadband networks across rural America.

FCC Proposes Updating White Spaces Rules to Expand Rural Connectivity

The Federal Communications Commission proposed targeted changes to its White Space device rules to pave the way for improved broadband coverage for rural Americans.

FCC Expands Flexible Use of the C-band for 5G

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules to auction and make available quickly and efficiently 280 megahertz of midband spectrum for flexible use, including 5G.

FCC Commissioner Starks Visits Puerto Rico to Learn About Making Communications More Resilient

The weekend of Feb 21, Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks visited Puerto Rico, where he convened a field hearing on communications resiliency and visited mountain areas to learn about the challenges of deploying resilient infrastr

USDA Invests $9.1 Million in Broadband for Rural South Carolina Communities

The US Department of Agriculture invested $9.1 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve e-Connectivity for 6,251 homes in rural Kershaw County. TruVista Communications Inc.

USDA Invests $2.3 Million in Broadband for Rural Eastern Nevada

The US Department of Agriculture invested $2.3 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 273 households, seven farms, seven businesses and a critical community facility in eastern

USDA Invests $3.3 Million in High-Speed Broadband for Rural Beaverhead County

The US Department of Agriculture invested $3.3 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 142 homes, businesses, farms and ranches in Beaverhead County. Southern Montana Telephone

USDA Invests $5 Million in Broadband for Rural Georgia Communities

The US Department of Agriculture invested $5 million in two, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 1,221 rural households, 32 pre-subscribed businesses and 20 pre-subscribed farms in McIn