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Seven bidders vie for FCC's Puerto Rico and USVI fixed broadband funding

Wednesday 23 September 2020 | 12:11 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the receipt of a total of 7 applications for funding under the 'Uniendo a Puerto Rico' and 'Connect USVI' initiatives. The FCC intends to provide up to USD 691.2 million over the next 10 years to support the deployment of "advanced, hardened broadband and voice networks" to all locations in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Aeronet Puerto Rico / America Movil / Claro Puerto Rico / Critical Hub Networks / FCC
Countries: Puerto Rico / Virgin Islands (U.S.)
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