rural broadband

USDA, FCC launch rural broadband access listening sessions

· April 16, 2018

On Wednesday U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will join a coalition of stakeholders to launch a series of regional listening sessions targeting the expansion of rural broadband access. The launch and subsequent listening session are being organized by Farm Foundation, NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, CoBank, National Rural […]

Microsoft wants to connect rural America with TV white spaces

· December 19, 2017

With roughly 23.4 rural Americans lacking broadband internet access, many companies have come forward with some “out-of-the-box” ideas in the hopes of getting everyone connected within the next five years. Microsoft is actually going back to the box so to speak to extend broadband coverage through TV white spaces. TV white space is the unused […]

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