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Expressions of Interest from Texas Cover Areas Across the State in FCC Rural Broadband Experiment Program

By Connected Nation

Expressions of interest filed from Texas for the FCC’s Rural Broadband Experiment program cover areas throughout the state ranging from those narrowly focusing on county-wide, unserved areas to proposals aimed at serving gaps across the entire state. Last January, the FCC voted to create the Rural Broadband Experiment program that it hopes will help shape and adjust its Connect America Fund (CAF) broadband subsidy program. These rural broadband experiments mark the first opportunity for providers that are not the incumbent local telephone company in a particular area to receive CAF subsidies to build and operate fixed broadband networks in...

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