Federal funds buoy rural broadband.

Author:Pounds, Nancy
Position:Inside Alaska Business
 
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Copper Valley Wireless Inc. was awarded $3.4 million in federal funds to improve wireless broadband services to the Cordova area. The funds consist of a $1.7 million grant and a $1.7 million loan for the Cordova Microwave Project as part of broadband infrastructure projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The project aims to provide broadband to households, businesses and community facilities, which now are connected to the Internet by satellite-based...

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