FCC proposes higher speed goals (100/20 Mbps) for USF providers

Aaron Wendel aaron at wholesaleinternet.net
Mon May 23 18:49:13 UTC 2022

The Fiber Broadband Association estimates that the average US household 
will need more than a gig within 5 years.  Why not just jump it to a gig 
or more?

On 5/23/2022 1:40 PM, Sean Donelan wrote:
> https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-proposes-higher-speed-goals-small-rural-broadband-providers-0 
> The Federal Communications Commission voted [May 19, 2022] to seek 
> comment on a proposal to provide additional universal service support 
> to certain rural carriers in exchange for increasing deployment to 
> more locations at higher speeds. The proposal would make changes to 
> the Alternative Connect America Cost Model (A-CAM) program, with the 
> goal of achieving widespread deployment of faster 100/20 Mbps 
> broadband service throughout the rural areas served by rural carriers 
> currently receiving A-CAM support.

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