Protracted RDOF defaults may cost communities billions in other public aid for rural broadband.
One LEO satellite bidder lacks voice service, which is required of RDOF winners, NRECA told the FC
Grant rules may allow areas where broadband projects fall short to be stuck with poor service.
RDOF winners that fail “will put people in rural America in substandard service for a long time.
NRECA fears broadband providers with winning bids at the RDOF auction can’t keep promises.
NRECA is analyzing results of the FCC broadband auction and its impact on electric co-op members.
Winning bidders will receive funds over a 10-year period to deploy broadband.
Pandemic makes “reliable online access even more critical to the elderly” in rural America.
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