Broadband Deadline Extended

Category: Business

Many applicants for broadband stimulus money will have a few more weeks to submit their proposals to the government.

he government is pushing back the deadline for applications in the second and final round of stimulus funding for high-speed Internet access. Applications are now due to the Commerce Department by March 26 and to the Agriculture Department by March 29.

The new deadlines apply to projects that seek subsidies to build networks. Proposals for public computer centers and broadband training programs are still due by the original March 15 deadline.

Some applicants have complained that the original deadlines were unfair because the government has yet to respond to all proposals submitted in the first funding round.

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