Rural Digital Opportunity Fund: Updates from the FCC


Infrastructure work in rural area

Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 | 2 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. CT/ Noon MT/ 11 a.m. PT

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The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) is a program administered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designed to close the digital divide by investing in rural broadband networks. The initiative will invest $20.4 billion over 10 years using a two-phase reverse auction process and prioritizes networks with faster speeds and lower latency levels. Hear from the FCC about important RDOF updates and information for states.

This virtual meeting is limited to legislators and legislative staff only.


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  • Audra Hale-Maddox, chief of staff, Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force, Federal Communications Commission