TITLE

Feds flooded with broadband stimulus applications

AUTHOR(S)
LUNA, LYNNETTE
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the broadband stimulus package applications received by the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) in the U.S. The applications amounted to almost 28 billion U.S. dollar while the actual amount allocated for the stimulus program is 4 billion U.S. dollar. The number of applicants is said to signify huge interest among major broadband operators. Also discussed briefly are the stimulus applications of SkyTerra and OpenCape Corp.
ACCESSION #
44726205

 

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