Rural providers feel jilted by FCC's Connect America Fund

04/10/2013 | PCWorld

The Federal Communications Commission's restructuring of its Universal Service Fund to include subsidies for broadband unfairly discriminates against rural providers, says John Strode, vice president of external affairs at Ritter Communications. In testimony on Tuesday before a Senate subcommittee, Strode said that the Connect America Fund places arbitrary caps on high-cost carriers that will disproportionately affect rural operators that often face larger deployment challenges.

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