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USDA Expands Access to Broadband Infrastructure for Rural Businesses and Residents Under Select Rural Development Programs

Source
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Date
Sep 14, 2020
Summary
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a final rule allowing the use of funds from select programs to help expand access to broadband services for rural residents and businesses. Entities may use up to ten percent of a loan, grant, or loan guarantee to build or improve rural broadband in certain areas, includes a list of eligible programs.
Tagged as
Access · Broadband · Funding · Policy · Rural-urban differences