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Apply for Rural Broadband Experiments- Deadline October 12, 2014
On July 11, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission adopted a $100 million dollar budget for the rural broadband experiments and established as objective methodology for selecting projects among formal applications, which will be due 90 days after release of the order.
For more information on how to apply, click here.
On August 28th, the Rural Assembly's Rural Policy Broadband Group hosted representatives from the Federal Communications Commission to learn more about the rules and process to apply for $100 million available in funding via the Rural Broadband Experiments.
Click here to access the webinar, presentation slides, and related resources.
The Connect America Phase II Initial Eligable Areas Map is available HERE.
"Recently, the Federal Communications Commission launched the Rural Broadband Experiments - a $100 million funding initiative seeking proposals that bring advanced telecommunications services to Rural America. Deadline to apply is October 12th 2014.
For the first time, cooperatives, municipalities, nonprofits, anchor institutions, and Tribal governments will be able to access federal funding to bring broadband service to rural areas. This is a historic opportunity for entities committed to rural communities