$10M has been awarded annually to eligible applicants that provided
un-served areas with broadband transmission service that fosters economic
growth and delivers enhanced education, health care, and public safety
$15M is available annually - the focus is primarily on funding user
equipment that operates via telecommunications to connect students and
teachers or medical providers and patients at separate locations.
This program provides loans and loan guarantees to fund the cost of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment for the provision of broadband service in eligible rural communities.