FCC to Expand Universal Service Rural Health Care Fund
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Health, National Broadband Plan
July 15th, 2010
WASHINGTON July 15, 2010- Rural America lags the rest of the country in both access to quality healthcare and high speed broadband but today’s action by the Federal Communications Commission seeks to change that. In a unanimous vote the commission supported expanding the Universal Service Rural Health Care Fund.
Obama Announces $795 Million in Broadband Grants
Broadband Stimulus, Fiber
July 2nd, 2010
WASHINGTON July 2, 2010- Later today President Obama will announce the awarding of 66 grants for middle mile and public computing centers. The grants will total over $795 million with the award winners providing $200 million in outside investment. The awardees span 36 states and the District of Columbia along with a grant which will span the entire nation.