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

Michael Thomas mike at mtcc.com
Mon May 23 19:00:44 UTC 2022

On 5/23/22 11:49 AM, Aaron Wendel wrote:
> 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?

Really? What is the average household doing to use up a gig worth of 


> 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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