Government's Broadband Access Program Criticized

A federal program designed to speed the expansion of high-speed Internet services to rural areas is coming under increasing criticism from cable operators that say the aid is unfairly subsidizing competitors. The Broadband Access Program, administered by the Agriculture Department, has provided more than $871 million in loans since 2003 to broadband companies serving communities with populations of less than 20,000.

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