StimulatingBroadband.com 01/22/2010 San Francisco - Demonstrating further that the separation between the 2 federal agencies administering the broadband stimulus program is indeed real, the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture today released 2 fact sheets about its role in funding Round II of the program.
The agency additionally announced 6 "Pre-Workshop Events" to be conducted by its personnel in advance of the joint agency workshops about the program, starting next week, to be conducted with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The 2 documents, not as of yet published on the BroadbandUSA.gov federal site may be downloaded here:
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Broadband Workshops & Pre-Workshop Events
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Rural Utilities Service Broadband Initiatives Program