Posted by kota
on Jan 11, 2012 in Archives
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FCC Continues Broadband Expansion Agenda
Two short months ago, the FCC unveiled its Connect to Compete initiative that helps ensure rural consumers have affordable internet access. This week the agency introduced plans to overhaul another program that will further expand broadband access and provide discounted internet service to even more low-income families.
Speaking in Washington, D.C., FCC chair Julius Genachowski said he plans to redesign the Lifeline program long-known for helping to lessen the costs of phone service for qualifying customers. The new-look...