But they worry a change in FCC data collection could jeopardize BEAD funds for wireless providers.
The WISPAPALOOZA panel outlined key BEAD rules for small providers and WISPs to be familiar with.
BEAD efforts to stimulate private investment may hinge upon the availability of the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Concerns include minimum cost per location thresholds and Build America requirements.
Rules can increase the burden on small providers.
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