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FCC Moves To Convert Phone Fund To Broadband Fund

February 7th, 2011 02:34 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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medv4380 writes “The Federal Communications Commission is expected to change the Universal Service Fund so that the funds are directed toward broadband infrastructure instead of rural phone infrastructure. ‘… while the world has changed around it, USF – in too many ways – has stood still, and even moved backwards. The program is still designed to support traditional telephone service. It’s a 20th century program poorly suited for the challenges of a 21st century world.’ You can see a transcript of what was presented to the FCC (PDF) online.”

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