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This Week's ITR
In This Week’s Report
1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Package Includes $65 Billion For Broadband
· Broadband Infrastructure Legislation Establishes New State-Driven Grant Program
· Carriers Receiving Support Would Be Eligible For New Infrastructure State Grants
· Bipartisan U.S. Senate Plan May Face New Challenges In The U.S. House
· What Is The Forecast For The Infrastructure Measure?
Rosenworcel Responds To Lawmakers Who Want FCC To Speed Up Review Of RDOF Long Form Applications
Legislation Would Require FCC To Study Expanding USF Contributions Base
U.S. Senate Measure Proposes Additional Restrictions On Chinese Telecom Companies
U.S. Appeals Court Tells FCC It Must Update RF Emission Guidelines
USDA ReConnect Program Awards $167 Million For New Rural Broadband Projects
Verizon, Public Interest Groups Reach Deal On TracFone Merger Conditions
Consumer Reports Survey Sheds Light On Broadband Usage In U.S.
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