The Federal Communications Commission of the US has recently voted to adopt auction
procedures – for providing nearly $16 billion funds. This is applicable to help the US regions
that lack voice and broadband service – which includes about 6 million unserved rural
homes as well as businesses.
Three FCC Republican commissioners have approved the proposal already. Ajit Pai, FCC
Chairman, said that citizens who are out of internet connectivity deserve the same sooner
as “they cannot afford to wait … while we work to develop new, more granular broadband