'USDA’s Reconnect Pilot Program' Posts

The Regulatory Mix – Monday May 11, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: USDA Announces Broadband Award in New Hampshire, FCC Announces Changes in Media Relations Office

USDA Announces Broadband Award in New Hampshire

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the USDA is investing $2 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in New Hampshire.  This funding is part of USDA’s round one investments through the ReConnect Pilot Program.fa-policy-usda-building-1

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, March 6, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FCC Changes Venue of Federal Advisory Council Meeting Due to COVID-19, South Dakota to Prohibit Misleading Caller ID for Phone Calls, US Congress Secure 5G and Beyond Act

 

FCC entrance shutterstockFCC Changes Venue of Federal Advisory Council Meeting Due to COVID-19

The FCC announced that the March 17, 2020, meeting of its Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council VII (CSRIC) will be held by conference call instead of in-person.  The meeting was moved to a wholly electronic format in light of travel restrictions affecting members of the CSRIC related to the ongoing increase in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, January 20, 2020

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USDA LogoUSDA Broadband Grants 

The US Department of Agriculture Marketing and Regulatory Programs announced new investments in high-speed rural broadband infrastructure projects as part of its ReConnect Pilot Program.  The first announcement is a $5.7 million investment in a project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity in parts of three Nebraska counties. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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Country BroadbandUSDA Awards Rural Broadband Funding in North Dakota 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it had awarded $23 million in two high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 2,643 rural households and 78 businesses in North Dakota. This is one of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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USDA LogoUSDA Awards over $40 Million in Missouri, Iowa 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it has invested $41.6 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for rural households and farms in Missouri and Southern Iowa. This is one of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s Reconnect Pilot Program investments. Read More

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