FCC Wants Free Broadband Service, Plus Content Filtering

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The Federal Communications Commission is looking for a bidder to provide free broadband service in the 1.9 GHz-2.1 GHz bands, agency Chair Kevin Martin told reporters on Friday. The data will have to download at a minimum of 768 kilobits, Martin said, provided at a 'pretty aggressive' build out schedule: Half the United States population must be able to access it after four years, and 95% in ten years.

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