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FCC proposes to free up EUR 954 mln for Puerto Rico and USVI network repair

Wednesday 7 March 2018 | 09:41 CET | News
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to spend a total of USD 954 million toward both restoring and expanding communications networks in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands following the devastating impact of Hurricanes Maria and Irma last year. Specifically, the FCC proposed to create a USD 750 million 'Uniendo a Puerto Rico' Fund ('Bringing Puerto Rico Together' Fund) and a USD 204 million Connect USVI Fund, each of which would provide additional short-term assistance for restoring communications networks and longer-term support for expanding broadband access

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Companies: FCC
Countries: Puerto Rico / Virgin Islands (U.S.)
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