News of Note—Cybersecurity, CAF-II auction, Bel-Air and more

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> Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas, Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, have written to House Appropriations Committee leaders in support of $237 million in fiscal 2019 funding for a Homeland Security Department cybersecurity program. The Hill article

> Frontier announced the early tender results of its previously announced cash tender offers. Release

> About 800,000 Pennsylvania residents lack high-speed internet access, and Gov. Tom Wolf is allocating $35 million for telecom companies to expand broadband to underserved areas. The Associated Press article

> Bel Air Internet has recently acquired Polaris, a San Fernando Valley-based internet and telephone provider. Release

> The FCC is accepting applications for the $2 billion Phase II of the Connect America Fund auction until March 30. Telecompetitor article