Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas is on the Move at the Broadband Breakfast Club
Broadband TV, Broadband Updates, Fiber, Rural Utilities Service, Universal Service, Wireless, WISP
October 21st, 2011
WASHINGTON, October 21, 2011 – Rural broadband providers, national union members, federal agency officials and state broadband administrators squared off on Tuesday at the Broadband Breakfast Club’s keynote and panel presentations on “Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where is the Progress?”
Highlights from “Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where is the Progress?” from BroadbandBreakfast.com
“Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where is the Progress?” from BroadbandBreakfast.com
Final Broadband Grant Schedule Published
Broadband Mapping, Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service
August 4th, 2010
WASHINGTON August 4, 2010-With only 60 days left to disperse the remaining $4 billion in stimulus funding the departments of Commerce and Agriculture have released a schedule of disbursement.
Secretary Vilsack Touts Efforts Made by RUS
Broadband Stimulus, Rural Utilities Service
June 9th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2010 –The US Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) has just released a report that outlines the first round of Broadband Initiatives Program grants from the stimulus package last year.
During a conference call with the press USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack stated that more than $1 billion has been awarded to 68 projects in 31 states. In these 68 investments, broadband service was brought to approximately 530,000 residents, 93,000 businesses, and 3,300 anchor institutions, such as schools, libraries, hospitals, and other community centers.