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Minnesota Looks at Funding Rural High-Speed Internet Expansion
Feb 28, 2014 -- Forum News Service, (MN) article reports that rural interests and state legislators are banding together behind a proposal to inject $100 million into expanding high-speed Internet access to underserved areas across Minnesota.
FCC Looking for More Providers to Subsidize
Feb 27, 2014 -- Health Data Management article reports that more than a year after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created the $400 million annual Healthcare Connect Fund to expand provider access to broadband, especially in rural areas, and
to encourage the creation of state and regional broadband health care
networks, the FCC is struggling to attract providers to take advantage of the broadband subsidy.