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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Authorizes $20 Million for Rural Broadband, FCC Announces Counties With Conditional Forbearance from the Lifeline Voice Obligation, FCC’s Pai Urges States to Address High Intrastate ICS Rates



barn rural broadbandFCC Authorizes $20 Million for Rural Broadband

The FCC announced over $20 million in funding over ten years to expand rural broadband in Minnesota and Pennsylvania.  Viasat will serve rural locations in Pennsylvania with $19,945,120 in FCC support, and Tribal provider Fond du Lac Communications, Inc. will receive $55,011 to provide gigabit fixed broadband to serve small, isolated communities in Tribal areas in Minnesota. Read More

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