August is Rural Broadband Month at the FCC
FCC Chairman Pai posted a blog on July 13th announcing that August would be Rural Broadband Month at the FCC. He announced the following agenda to be discussed at the August 3 Open meeting: A Public Notice to initiate the pre-auction process for the Connect America Fund Phase II auction. This auction will award up to $2B over the next decade to broadband providers that commit to offer voice and broadband services to fixed locations in unserved high-cost areas in America.
Broadcast Station Totals
Here are the totals of Broadcast Stations for the period ending June 30th just released by the FCC. The UHF Lower Power TV licenses have increased by 1 this quarter to 1599. The VHF Low Power TV licenses increased by 2 for a total of 369.