U.S. Congressman Sam Graves introduced a bill June 6, designed to extend the reach of broadband into the rural areas.
The bill would ease application requirements for the Rural Utility Service (RUS) program, the current requirements hamper companies from accessing available loans. In 2004, only 28% of all available RUS funds were used and only five percent in 2005.
“No matter where you live, broadband can bring a world of