Keyword: Connect America Fund
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has formed the Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force to implement the CAF-II and MF-II auctions.
Frontier is enabling 40,000 new locations with broadband service across three states—Indiana, Illinois, and Texas.
The FCC set new rules for a “reverse auction” aimed at providing nearly $2 billion for rural broadband deployment.
FairPoint has completed a broadband expansion project targeting 50 Vermont towns that will serve more than 18,300 locations.
Alaska Communications has accepted $19.7 million from the FCC’s Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF-II) program to bring broadband to 31,500 locations in Alaska.