More CAF Phase II Funds Authorized

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Over $61.8 million in Connect America Fund (CAF) Phase II funding has been announced for 15 winning bidders to bring 10/1 Mbps or faster broadband to nearly 22,000 unserved rural homes and businesses in 14 states.  This is the sixth wave of CAF-II funding authorizations since Auction 903 was held in 2018 and long-form applications were due in February 2019.  Summaries of this latest wave of CAF Phase II awards can be found on the FCC’s website. The FCC is currently seeking comment on the $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to further expand broadband in unserved rural areas at 25/3 Mbps speeds.

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