USDA awards loans to expand rural broadband infrastructure in four states

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday awarded $43.6 million in loans to telecommunications providers to expand access to broadband service in rural portions of California, Illinois, Iowa and Texas. “These broadband infrastructure investments will connect rural communities to a digital future and will help expand access to high-speed internet, health care, educational and business services in rural communities,” said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: rural, Telehealth

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