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Windstream to receive USD 175 mln a year for rural broadband

Thursday 6 August 2015 | 10:04 CET | News
US fibre network and data centre operator Windstream has accepted USD 175 million annually for seven years from Phase II of the Connect America Fund to expand and support broadband service to approximately 400,000 rural locations in 17 states. The FCC programme supports broadband networks capable of delivering at least 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload speeds. Under the rules for Connect America Fund Phase II, state-by-state support levels were generated using a new FCC cost model. Companies may accept the funding and related service obligations for its service area in each state.  If a

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Companies: Windstream
Countries: United States
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