Rural Broadband: The Roles of the Rural Utilities Service and the Universal Service Fund

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This report discusses Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Broadband and Telecommunications Programs. Since the initial deployment of broadband in the late 1990s, Congress has viewed broadband infrastructure deployment as a means towards improving regional economic development, and in the long term, to create jobs.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 9, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Gilroy, Angele A.

Specialist in Telecommunications Policy

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Kruger, Lennard G.

Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 9, 2012
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United States
Description:

This report discusses Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Broadband and Telecommunications Programs. Since the initial deployment of broadband in the late 1990s, Congress has viewed broadband infrastructure deployment as a means towards improving regional economic development, and in the long term, to create jobs.

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23 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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