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USDA announces availability of Recovery Act funding to expand rural broadband service PDF Print E-mail

Requests proposals to extend broadband through satellites, libraries, and technical assistance.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA is providing additional grant funds to expand broadband access in rural America. 

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009’s (Recovery Act) second and final funding round through the Broadband Initiatives Program. 

The funding is being provided through the Rural Utilities Service, (RUS) a Rural Development mission area.


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