Puerto Rico Internet Exchange

Jeremy Austin jhaustin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 14 17:26:39 UTC 2017

On Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 2:04 PM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Arturo,
> Good call. I believe the funds are coming from the USF? (Mike Hammet knows
> more about this than me). I had conversations with multiple congressional
> staffers about using USF funds for IXP development. They're in for good
> projects. The USG and US congress is more than willing to fund IXPs using
> USF funds. Commercial or otherwise, depending on the bnenefits and commits.
Hi Martin

I'm curious about the mechanism for funding such a thing. Historically the
majority of USF funds have gone to telcos rather than ISPs, if I am not

I'd love to continue this discussion off list if necessary.

Jeremy Austin

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