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Broadband Providers Applaud as Stimulus Bill Heads to White House

Broadband Stimulus February 14th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 13, 2009 – Broadband service providers can breathe a sigh of relief as the economic stimulus package — with the provisions for high-speed internet services intact, headed to the President’s desk after a marathon day of voting by lawmakers.

Stimulus Compromise Awards $7.2 Billion for Broadband, Splits Funding Between Agencies

Broadband Stimulus February 13th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 13, 2009 – Advocates for federal promotion of broadband access breathed easier after a congressional conference committee reported a final version of the economic stimulus bill with $7.2 billion for broadband – more than either chamber had allocated individually.

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