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For rural broadband, FCC gives $4.9 billion to small ISPs
Ten years of funding is expected to provide high-speed internet service to 450,000 homes and businesses.
Indiana dispenses $22 million for rural broadband
Gov. Eric Holcomb's latest investment in rural broadband is one of many gubernatorial pushes to increase internet speeds and improve access.
Elizabeth Warren proposes $85 billion in broadband grants
The Democratic presidential candidate says she wants to expand high-speed internet access by promoting municipal and publicly owned service providers.
Vermont takes rural broadband into its own hands under new law
Gov. Phil Scott signed a law enabling the state to fund homegrown broadband providers to bring high-speed internet service to areas ignored by the private sector and federal government.
FCC will make broadband maps 'more granular and more accurate'
Chairman Ajit Pai said the FCC will issue an order in August that instates new requirements for data collection and that it will consider new data sources.
FCC authorizes $166.8 million for rural broadband
The latest wave of funding under the commission's $1.49 billion Connect America Fund auction is expected to reach 60,850 underserved homes and businesses.
Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'
The number of municipally run networks has risen, but state lawmakers are also throwing up more roadblocks, according to a new report from BroadbandNow.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee dedicates $35 million to rural broadband
The investment is the latest in a string of large budget allocations from governors in recent months.
Senate bill would create rural broadband office at FCC
The new office would act as a clearinghouse for information on programs dedicated to expanding high-speed internet access in underserved areas.