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The interactive map, which provides a high-level overview of the current state of affairs at the intersection of broadband, connectivity, and health, is already showing some interesting findings, including relationships between illness and information.
The money will help the carrier expand 10/1 Mbps broadband service to 105,000 locations in 14 states over the next six years.

The agency's decision to deny the company $3.3 billion in small business credits that it won by manipulating FCC rules was the right one. It?s a step toward ensuring fair, diverse, and competitive spectrum auctions in the future.

The company plans to bring high-speed Internet to 750,000 additional households over the next five years, an expansion that would increase Frontier?s broadband deployment by more than 50 percent.

The company is taking an integrated approach to changes in the video marketplace. In a recent statement to its investors, AT&T outlined its plans and expectations for broadband expansion over the next three years.
The auction rules carefully balance multiple congressional objectives to encourage broadcaster participation, maximize auction revenue, conduct a fair and open auction, and promote competition.
Private sector initiatives like Comcast?s Internet Essentials and AT&T?s commitment to offer affordable options are steps in the right direction to reduce the economic barriers to broadband access. But less than half of households in the lowest-income quintile have Internet at home.
AT&T completed its $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV. As part of the merger, AT&T committed to increase its all-fiber deployment of 12.5 million customer locations, to offer gigabit service to any E-rate eligible school within the company?s deployment, and to make available a low-priced broadband service for low-income consumers in its wireline footprint.
The company is delivering on a promise it made last year to bring its U-verse with GigaPower fiber service to Durham, NC as part of a regional initiative to stimulate next generation broadband deployment.
Broadband is a necessity for all Americans, including low-income households.