Techcrunch ----------- The FCC has taken the final steps towards finally opening up its long-delayed Connect America Fund II, which will disburse $2 billion in federal money over ten years support new broadband infrastructure in rural areas throughout the country. A date for bidding and the final documentation of the process were finally released today — though a bit of official infighting acted as a reminder that not all is well at the agency. CAF II works like many other government reverse auctions — the agency or whoever publicizes the tasks and locations it will subsidize work in, and companies submit bids to fulfill them. In this case the task is deploying broadband and the location is thousands of census units outside of the generally well-served urban areas. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.
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