NCTA: Broadband Subsidies Waste 'Millions'

Eggerton, John
April 2011
Multichannel News;4/18/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p34
The article reports that millions of dollars in government subsidy are being overbuilt and wasted on broadband services by the cable operators in the U.S. Agriculture Department for broadband-subsidy program based on the study disseminated by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA).


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