The plan is to open up the program to eligible households by April.
As cable broadband providers had called for, the program will be open to ETCs (eligible telecommunications carriers) and non-ETCs.
“This interpretation allows not only for ETCs or non-ETCs like traditional Internet Service Providers (ISPs) including cable providers and wireless Internet service providers, but also permits non-traditional broadband providers like community-owned networks, electric cooperatives, or municipal governments,” the item says. » Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2021-03-04T16:41:35-04:00February 25th, 2021|Issue Watch|Comments Off on FCC Approves $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit Framework