Senators challenge the accuracy of FCC’s rural broadband map
Senators have expressed concern over the accuracy of a map the FCC is using to plan the allocation of over $4 billion in subsidies to improve rural broadband.
Under the Mobile Fund Phase II plans, money will be redirected over the next decade away from where private capital is already being supplied, and instead used to help bring 4G services to Americans in under-served rural areas.
In an op-ed back in February, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wrote:
"Right now, the federal government...