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Depending on which version you examine (House or Senate), there's going to be some $1Billion in cash, and a similar amount in tax credits made avialable to the carriers and tower industry to provide wireless facilities to unserved and underserved Rural areas.
Many smaller localities have stripped 20% or more from their budgets. Some have eliminated the planning position in their organization. Others are trying to find yet even more ways to cut costs and survive.
What's it going to take to create a realistic broadband stimulus bill that will work?
No one seems to really know, and trouble is, no one is really agreeing. Congress is in the middle, trying to write a broadband stimulus bill that doesn't have a solidly stated goal, has few if any objective definitions, and doesn't contain any mechanism for reporting progress...
I can't think of a single business plan or project that could survive, much less succeed with that kind
Updated 03 Feb 2009 at 2:58 PM by AnvilPartners