The day the music stopped for rural America with the release of FCC’s “new” map.
The data only became publicly available after the deadline passed.
The challenge process is important because mapping is a “zero-sum game,” panelists said.
While some will "cash out," other state broadband officials will seek the full measure of federal broadband infrastructure funds due.
Crowdsourced and bulk data are subject to a challenge process that has successfully eliminated crowdsourced data in the past.