Universalservicefund

11.17.14
US government wants $1.5 billion more per year to get schools online
11.17.14

US government wants $1.5 billion more per year to get schools online

The FCC isn't depending solely on help from tech companies to get more libraries and schools conne...

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07.11.14
New government plan for school WiFi leaves everyone unhappy
07.11.14

New government plan for school WiFi leaves everyone unhappy

The FCC is ready to start doling out up to $2 billion dollars in grants to American schools to pay...

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05.24.14
FCC gets approval for plan to subsidize fast rural internet access
05.24.14

FCC gets approval for plan to subsidize fast rural internet access

At long last, the FCC can move forward with reforming its rural connection subsidies for the broad...

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01.31.12
FCC revamps Lifeline phone service, cuts the fat from carriers' bottomlines
01.31.12

FCC revamps Lifeline phone service, cuts the fat from carriers' bottomlines

With a site redesign freshly under its belt, the FCC's setting its recently honed eye for moderniza...

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12.01.09
FCC boss keeps driving home the 'spectrum, spectrum, spectrum' message for wireless broadband
12.01.09

FCC boss keeps driving home the 'spectrum, spectrum, spectrum' message for wireless broadband

Love him or hate him, it seems destined that the FCC's Julius Genachowski will leave as big of a mar...

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08.31.06
Verizon and BellSouth shamefully retract USF "replacement" fees
08.31.06

Verizon and BellSouth shamefully retract USF "replacement" fees

In case you haven't been following the exciting world of telecom regulation lately (and really, why...

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06.23.06
FCC ruling could mean higher VoIP bills
06.23.06

FCC ruling could mean higher VoIP bills

A new plan by the FCC to keep the Universal Service Fund stocked in anticipation of the coming Augus...

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