"Today, the FCC has taken another major step toward expanding robust broadband service to Americans in rural, high-cost areas. We are pleased the Commission acted to better align funding and buildout timeframes with the heightened speed requirement. We thank the Chairman, the commissioners and the dedicated FCC staff for advancing this important program. We look forward to reviewing the text of the order."
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