AT&T, Frontier, other telcos' CAF-II projects could give installers a financial boost

AT&T (NYSE: T), CenturyLink, Frontier and a number of other telcos have accepted a total of $1.5 billion in grants to expand 10/1 Mbps broadband services to hard to reach rural areas.

FierceInstaller looks at the potential impact the CAF-II program will have on installers in its new special report AT&T, Frontier, others accept $1.5B in CAF-II funding despite FCC's changing broadband definition. While service providers are still conducting evaluations and making rollout plans, the six-year program could provide new revenue opportunities for a host of network integrators and construction companies like Dycom and others.

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