National Telecommunications & Information Administration has handed out
another $160 million in broadband stimulus money.
money will go to 23 projects in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois,
Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, New
Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin and West
and the USDA are giving out $7.2 billion in funds. Tuesday's biggest outlay was
$32 million to Massachusetts for 350 miles of fiber and 100 miles of microwave
broadband network in Cape Cod.
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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.