WASHINGTON, August 31, 2009 - Now comes the tough part. Nearly 2,200 applications poured into the NTIA and the RUS, the agencies said last week. They sought $27.6 billion in funding - seven times more than is available this round. Applicant names are expected to be released this week.
Among the stories in this edition:
- The Week in Review: Application Roundup
- The Week Ahead: A New Sheriff in Town
- NTIA Sends Second BTOP Report to Congress
- FCC Tweets, Free Press Class Big Firms Twits
- Study: Broadband Gives Rural Regions Economic Boost
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