This auction will award up to $2 billion over the next decade to broadband providers that commit to offer voice and broadband services to fixed locations in unserved high-cost areas in our country.
Bridging the Digital Divide
Ajit Pai

While this is a cool idea, what’s going to prevent a Verizon or AT&T and collecting the billions and then using it elsewhere?

Things need to change to improve rural broadband everywhere that needs it. I know there are places in Michigan that lack the broadband they need.

I hope this works

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