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FCC opens 2nd window for broadband relief fund, after getting over USD 5 billion in requests

Thursday 26 August 2021 | 09:54 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it has received requests for USD 5.137 billion to fund 9.1 million connected devices and 5.4 million broadband connections, as part of the USD 7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund Program announced late last year. In view of the strong demand and recent spike in coronavirus cases, the FCC will open a second application filing window. The money will go to schools and libraries which request funding for connected devices and broadband connections for off-campus use by students, school staff, and library patrons, for the current 2021-22 school

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