FCC proposes fines against 73 applicants of Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

goemon at sasami.anime.net goemon at sasami.anime.net
Sat Jul 23 03:03:02 UTC 2022

On Fri, 22 Jul 2022, William Herrin wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2022 at 1:12 PM Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com> wrote:
>> The FCC proposes $4,353,773.87 in total fines against 73 applicants in the
>> Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I Auction (Auction 904) that
>> defaulted on their bids for support between July 26, 2021, and March 10,
>> 2022.
> The overwhelming majority of the penalties were in the 4 and low 5
> figures -- pocket change for a network business. The exceptions were:
> LTD Broadband LLC  Kansas and Oklahoma  $2.3M
> Time Warner Cable Information Services (Indiana), $276k
> Time Warner Cable Information Services (South Carolina) $276k
> Charter Fiberlink – Tennessee  $231k
> RiverStreet Communications of Virginia, Inc  North Carolina $117k

What % of fines does FCC successfully collect, vs what they issue?


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