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FCC Overhauling Telecom Fund to Expand Broadband

Edward Wyatt reporting in the New York Times: "The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday outlined a plan to transform the Universal Service Fund, an $8 billion fund that is paid for by the nation's telephone customers and used to subsidize basic telephone service in rural areas, into one that will help expand broadband Internet service to 18 million Americans who lack high-speed access."

Read full story: New York Times

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