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Audio: Missouri Senator emphasizes rural broadband during address to Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri’s senior senator says he’s working to ensure that the Show-Me State is getting a healthy share of federal broadband funding. Republican Roy Blunt addressed Missouri Farm Bureau members during their annual meeting this weekend, saying the Re-Connect program has invested 200-million dollars in Missouri, which is 20 percent of all support nationwide.     […]

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Trenton business among recipients of federal funds to enhance rural broadband access

A Trenton based business is among recipients of federal funding to enhance high-speed broadband service. According to the Connect America Fund, phase two, auction recipient bidder summary, Mid States Services will be awarded $1,868,059 in federal funding. The information shows 358 assigned locations. There are 11 recipients in Missouri for the rural broadband auction awards. The […]

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Over 105,000 rural Missouri homes and businesses could get access to high-speed internet service

Over 105,500 rural homes and businesses in Missouri that are currently unserved by high-speed Internet service could get connectivity in the near future. These homes and businesses are in unserved areas of Missouri eligible for financial support from the next phase of FCC’s Connect America Fund (CAF), which helps offset the high cost of extending […]