Telecom NewsBytes – 22-01-31 – FCC Releases another $1.2B in Rural Broadband Funding and Audit Plan

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The Federal Communications Commission announced Friday that it is ready to authorize more than $1.2 billion through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to fund new broadband deployments in 32 states. In the largest funding round to date, 23 broadband providers will bring broadband service to over 1 million locations. The Commission also has created the Rural Broadband Accountability Plan, a new effort to monitor and ensure compliance for universal service high-cost programs including the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund.

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