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FCC authorises funding for rural broadband in 16 states, New York

Tuesday 13 August 2019 | 08:36 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission authorised over USD 121 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 36,579 unserved rural homes and businesses in 16 states, representing the fourth wave of support from last year's successful Connect America Fund Phase II auction. The FCC also authorised nearly USD 16.2 million in federal funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 8,088 unserved rural New York homes and businesses, the second round of matching funds being provided in a partnership with the state's 'New NY Broadband Program.'

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