FCC plans to inject $1.5 billion into rural broadband expansion
US telecoms regulator the FCC is set to provide a substantial cash injection over the next ten years to expand rural broadband availability.
Over the next decade, some 713,176 homes and businesses across 45 states will benefit from the investment.
The FCC is seeking minimum broadband speeds of 100Mbps in 53 percent of the rural locations targeted. Over 99.7 percent of these locations will receive at least 25 Mbps downstream speeds.
Better still, according to the FCC, 19 percent of locations will get access to...