The Federal Communications Commission released a map Thursday illustrating what states will benefit from the first phase of its Connect America Fund (CAF) and the glaring reality that the agency plan won't address 13 states.
States not getting funding include: Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has taken the covers off its $4.5 billion "Connect America Fund," an effort that is designed to subsidize broadband service in rural hard to reach areas, redirecting funds previously set f... Read Post
The FCC on Monday put a number of changes on the table to rework Phase I of the Connect America Fund (CAF), including the definition of "underserved" areas and how to best allocate the remaining $185 million in broadband funds. Last... Read Post
AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) have decided they can take care of their own rural broadband customers on their own, and will not take advantage of phase one of the FCC's Connect America Funding (CAF) program. Eligible service... Read Post