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FCC Launching Program Expanding Rural Broadband Access

By | November 29, 2011

The Federal Communications Commission is about to launch a program to expand access to high-speed Internet for more than 150,000 Alaskans, who live in rural areas. But Alaska’s governor and some of the state’s telecom-industry leaders doubt the program will solve the problem here. And the program could come at the expense of the Universal Service’s Fund, which has had a big impact on Alaska.

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