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Broadband Opportunities for Rural America


Broadband Opportunities

FCC Releases Related to Broadband Legislation

Provisions of legislation passed in 2008 and 2009 - including the 2008 Farm Bill, the Broadband Data Improvement Act of 2008 and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - include requirements for the FCC to administer or play a consultative role in administering several broadband initiatives, programs, and policies.

Acting Chairman Copps Releases Report on Broadband Strategy for Rural America
FCC Launches Development of National Broadband Plan
Comment Sought on International Comparison and Consumer Survey Requirements in the Broadband Data Improvement Act
Bureaus Establish Procedures Regarding the Commission's Consultative Role in the Broadband Provisions of the Recovery Act
Vilsack, Copps and Wade Kick Off American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Broadband Initiative
Bureaus Establish Comment Date for Report on Rural Broadband Strategy

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