#innovationIOWA CenturyLink accepts $3 billion in FCC funds to expand rural broadband

CenturyLink Inc. announced today that it will bring high-speed Internet services to approximately 1.2 million rural households and businesses in 33 states, including Iowa. The company has accepted approximately $500 million a year for six years from the Federal Communications Commission’s Connect America Fund. The funding will enable CenturyLink to bring Internet service with speeds of at least 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload to locations in FCC-designated, high-cost census blocks. Read more at: http://www.businessrecord.com/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/CenturyLink-accepts-3-billion-in-FCC-funds-to-expand-rural-broadband/-3/248/69992
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