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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Industry News – 11/30/18

Recognizing the expense associated with rural broadband deployment, the Centre County Commissioners voted on Tuesday to request proposals from potential providers to access three county-owned 911 towers to help serve certain areas.  


Daily Number – 68

The PUC’s One Call Damage Prevention Committee held its inaugural meeting recently, and filed disciplinary actions against 68 facility owners, excavators, and project owners. The committee plans to hold monthly meetings to review alleged violations of the One Call Law and they will be livestreamed on the Commission’s website.  


Daily Number – 91,000,000

The USDA this week announced that it will be distributing $91 million to twelve states (Pennsylvania is not one of them), to fund rural broadband projects designed to help 27,000 businesses and residences. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue offered that there is more revenue on its way in 2019 as part of a $600 million broadband […]