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Expressions of Interest from Nevada Focus on Fiber to the Premise and Fixed Wireless Projects in FCC Rural Broadband Experiment Program

By Connected Nation

Expressions of interest filed from Nevada for the FCC’s Rural Broadband Experiment program cover areas throughout the state and recommend various technology types, however, proposed projects primarily include service expansion ideas through fiber to the premise and fixed wireless networks. Last January, the FCC voted to create the Rural Broadband Experiment program that it hopes will help shape and adjust its Connect America Fund (CAF) broadband subsidy program. These rural broadband experiments mark the first opportunity for providers that are not the incumbent local telephone company in a particular area to receive CAF subsidies to build...

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