Connect America Fund

FCC authorizes $166.8 million for rural broadband


The latest wave of funding under the commission's $1.49 billion Connect America Fund auction is expected to reach 60,850 underserved homes and businesses.

Not waiting for the feds, Ohio representatives approve rural broadband fund


If passed by the state Senate by the end of the year, an additional 0 million in annual funding would be made available for new networks.