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Action Alert

File a comment by June 25, letting the FCC know your thoughts on the 5G Fund for Rural America. 

Background

FCC PROPOSES THE 5G FUND FOR RURAL AMERICA

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on establishing the 5G Fund for Rural America. 5G represents the next leap in mobile wireless technology, bringing significantly increased speeds, reduced latency, and better security than 4G LTE networks, and enabling cutting-edge applications and technologies benefitting consumers, businesses, precision agriculture, education, and healthcare. The Notice proposes to distribute up to $9 billion through the Universal Service Fund across rural America for 5G wireless broadband connectivity. 

GN Docket No. 20-32 FCC 20-52 FRS 16709

Press release https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363946A1.pdf

Federal Register details https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/05/26/2020-09620/establishing-a-5g-fund-for-rural-america

File a comment by June 25, letting the FCC know your thoughts on the 5G Fund for Rural America. 

Send them the safe alternatives that would allow connectivity but not create 5G networks. 

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How to File in the FCC Dockets 

  • Online: Go to the  Federal Communications Commission’s Website: http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/. Go to the top of the page where it states “Submit a filing” Click on that. Fill out the form.
    • Under Proceedings put in 20-52.  Be sure to get a confirmation number.
  • Mail: Filings can be sent to the Commission’s Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission.
  • People with Disabilities: Contact the Commission to request reasonable accommodations (accessible format documents, sign language interpreters, CART, etc.) by email: [email protected] or phone: 202-418-0530 or TTY: 202-418-0432.
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