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FCC to free up USD 77 mln for hurricane repairs

Wednesday 4 October 2017 | 11:37 CET | News
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The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to make available up to USD 77 million from the Universal Service Fund to pay for repairs of communication networks and restore services in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands following the devastating impact of Hurricanes Maria and Irma. In a statement, FCC chairman Ajit Pai said on 02 October some 90 percent of all mobile base stations in Puerto Rico and nearly 70 percent in the US Virgin Islands remained out of service.

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