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FCC To Explore Broadband Subsidies

  • Cnet, Thursday, June 18, 2015 5:09 PM

Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to explore a proposal to allow low-income households to decide whether to spend a $9.25 monthly Lifeline subsidy on phone or broadband service. The Lifeline program, funded by the universal service fee on phone bills, now serves around 12 million people, according to Cnet.

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