The Federal Communications Fee as we speak launched the 5G Fund for Rural America, a 10-year, $9 billion program designed to assist shut the nation’s digital divide. The cash might be used to develop 5G wi-fi broadband connectivity to areas of the US that want this assist, together with areas with out unsubsidized 4G LTE or 5G cellular broadband, and Tribal lands. Particularly, $680 million has been allotted for bidders specializing in Tribal lands.
That’s all a part of Part I, which has been budgeted $eight billion. Part II supplies $1 billion plus any unused cash from the primary spherical to construct out 5G networks in assist of precision agriculture. Any bidder that receives cash from the 5G Fund agrees to determine 5G cellular broadband at speeds of at the least 35/three Mbps.
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