Topic: rural broadband investments
Here are some of the other stories we’re following today.
TDS Telecom has begun work on a project to expand and improve broadband service for more than 2,000 locations in western Minnesota.
AT&T and Verizon are surprising industry watchers by joining the “Day of Action” to protest the FCC’s plan to gut current net neutrality rules.
The U.S. will require $130 billion to $150 billion in new fiber infrastructure over the next 5-7 years to support wireline and 5G wireless broadband services.
President Donald Trump says part of his ambitious $1 trillion infrastructure plan will be dedicated to improving rural broadband availability.
Frontier is facing accusations that the telco overcharged West Virginia $4.7 million in federal grant funds for a rural broadband expansion project.
USDA is awarding $43.6 million in funds to help drive rural broadband expansion in four states.
CenturyLink says G.fast enables it to accelerate broadband deployments in challenging multiple dwelling units.
Frontier is extending broadband to unserved residents in 25 counties throughout Ohio, leveraging funding from the FCC’s CAF-II program.
CenturyLink’s proposed acquisition of Level 3 is now facing protests from two California-based consumer advocacy groups.