Making the Last Mile Count

Dahlquist, John
November 2009
Multichannel News;11/30/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 44, p25
The article focuses on the grant and loan programs designed to stimulate broadband development in unserved areas in the U.S. It states that small and midsized cable operators are among the companies applying for the first round of funding authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Furthermore, it says that the successful applicants are required to ensure their federally funded broadband buildouts and upgrades meet strict criteria.


Related Articles

  • FIELD OF DREAMS. Branham, Mary // State News (Council of State Governments);Sep2009, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p25 

    The article looks at whether people in the rural regions in the U.S. will become interested in the government's planned expansion of broadband access through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Gary Rawson, e-rate coordinator for the Strategic Services Division in the Mississippi...

  • TDS announces progress on ARRA broadband projects in Wis., N.H.  // Fiber Optics Weekly Update;11/8/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 45, p10 

    The article offers updates on the American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA) broadband project around Bagley and Bradford, New Hampshire and in southwestern Wisconsin as of November 8, 2013. According to TDS Telecommunications Corp., installation in Wisconsin has been completed while in New...

  • Funding for Broadband Infrastructure Deployment In the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  // Venulex Legal Summaries;2009 Q1, Special section p1 

    The article discusses the major features of the broadband deployment provisions in the U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. It notes that a $4.7 billion Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) has been created by the Act. Also cited is that the National Telecommunications and...

  • C Port offers up solution to connect patients, clinicians. FORD, OMAR // Medical Device Daily;11/22/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 227, p1 

    The article reports on the telemedicine applications developed by C Port to provide solutions to patients and clinicians. With the help of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, companies were able to offer such technologies originally hindered by patient privacy and liability. One example...

  • BANDWIDTH. Ash, Katie // Digital Directions;Spring/Summer2009, p28 

    The article reports on the role of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed by U.S. President Barack Obama in February 2009 in raising the Internet speed limit for many schools. Under the stimulus package, $7.2 billion was allotted to boost broadband in underserved areas....

  • The next steps in US broadband.  // MarketWatch: Telecoms;Sep2009, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p4 

    The article reports on the grants process outlined by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for the first round of broadband grants amounting to 4 billion dollars passed under the stimulus package of President Barack Obama. It states that broadband access has severely...

  • States Get Millions for Broadband Mapping.  // GEOWorld;Jan2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p8 

    The article reports on the Broadband Data and Development Grant Program funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the Department of Commerce awarded the grants to finance broadband mapping and planning activities in...

  • ACCESS TO BROADBAND NETWORKS: THE NET NEUTRALITY DEBATE. Gilroy, Angele A. // Journal of Current Issues in Media & Telecommunications;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p331 

    As congressional policymakers continue to debate telecommunications reform, a major point of contention is the question of whether action is needed to ensure unfettered access to the Internet. The move to place restrictions on the owners of the networks that compose and provide access to the...

  • Progress on Broadband Adoption in Rural America. Barnes, James N.; Coatney, Kalyn // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;2015 1st Quarter, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p1 

    The article reports on the status of the broadband adoption in rural America. The decision of the U.S. Congress in 2009 to direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to develop a National Broadband Plan (NBP) is discussed. Information on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics