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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

'The Broadband Stimulus Superbowl': USDA Issues $1.2 Billion in Broadband Stimulus Awards

StimulatingBroadband.com 08/04/2010 San Francisco - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $1.2 billion in awards under the federal broadband stimulus program.


Today's announcement comprises the largest single group of awards issued as part of the $7.2 billion program on a single day.  Jonathan Adelstein, Administrator of USDA's Rural Utilities Service (RUS), stated in several venues earlier this year that the current Round 2 of the federal broadband stimulus program would amount to "the Superbowl" of the initiative in terms of dollars awarded.  Certainly today's announcement proves the early wisdom of Adelstein's comment.


The roster of the 126 project grant and loan awards is posted on our Scribd document site here:

USDA RUS Award Roster of 08-04-2010
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