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RUS Telecommunications Programs

What’s New…

- An Open Letter from the Assistant Administrator Regarding the Reorganization of Rural Utilities Services's (RUS) Telecommunications Program

- An Open Letter from the Assistant Administrator Regarding the Updated Application Guide for the Telecommunications Infrastructure Loan Program

- The Substantially Underserved Trust Areas (SUTA) provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill give Rural Development's Rural Utilities Service new tools to finance improvements in electric, telecommunications, water and sewer infrastructure in underserved tribal communities. SUTA Program Information.

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(May 22, 2014) USDA Announces Funding for Advanced Communications Technology in Rural Areas
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(February 4, 2014) USDA Announces Investments to Expand Distance Learning and Telemedicine Opportunities in Rural Areas
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(October 24, 2013) USDA Announces Funds to Provide Broadband in Unserved Rural Communities
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(May 14, 2013) USDA Administrator Speaks to Telecom Leaders, Meets With Rural Stakeholders in North Dakota
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(May 3, 2013) USDA Announces New Rules to Fund Broadband Service in Unserved Rural Communities
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