Wireless Industry News » FCC Grants $41M to Alaskan Telecom for Rural Wireless Broadband
The FCC today deemed Alaskan telecom General Communications eligible for $41.4 million in grant money to build out 3G and 4G mobile broadband in underserved rural areas.
The money, coming as part of the FCC’s Tribal Mobility Fund Phase I, will go toward serving 37,000 people across 48 communities in Alaska.
"We will continue to work with policymakers to ensure that quality service is sustainable in high cost locations throughout rural Alaska," Tina Pidgeon, GCI's senior vice president of governmental affairs, said in a statement. Read the full article