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Telecoms awarded stimulus funding for broadband projects

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the funding of 126 new Recovery Act broadband infrastructure projects aimed at creating jobs and providing rural residents in 38 states and Native American tribal areas access to improved service. This announcement is part of the second round of USDA broadband funding through the Recovery Act. In all, $1.2 billion will be ...

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Telecom awarded federal broadband money

BAY SPRINGS — On March 4, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the selection of 22 broadband infrastructure projects to give rural residents in 18 states or territories access to improved economic and educational opportunities. Funding for the projects is being provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. In all, more than $254.6 million will be invested in 22 projects. ...

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