Study argues rural broadband stimulus wasn't effective

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The three projects in question involved $101.2 million in stimulus funds for a 4,247 square mile area of northwest Kansas; $66.4 million for a 2,765 square mile area in Lake and St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota; and $64.1 million for a 154 square mile portion of Gallatin County in southwest Montana.

The pair argues the government's policy of ignoring wireless broadband coverage is flawed, especially because next-generation wireless broadband speeds should exceed the benchmarks for standard wireline broadband.