All posts tagged broadband

USDA looks to fund broadband in unserved rural areas
January 19, 2017, No Comments

USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah announced Wednesday that the agency is accepting applications for the ...

Claro adds 18 sectors in 12 towns to high-speed network
December 15, 2016, No Comments

Claro, Puerto Rico’s largest telecommunications service provider, announced Wednesday the addition of more sectors to ...

Claro continues expanding high-speed mobile network
December 2, 2016, No Comments

Telecommunications carrier Claro announced Thursday the addition of 15 sectors in 11 Puerto Rico towns to its offering o ...

Claro fulfills FCC-funded broadband deployment project
November 17, 2016, No Comments

Three years after receiving $31.6 million from the Federal Communications Commission to provide new broadband access to ...

Claro enhances capacity in 61 sectors in 20 P.R. towns
November 15, 2016, No Comments

Telecommunications provider Claro announced Monday that as part of its $370 million investment in network upgrades, it h ...

Telecom Board: P.R.’s internet adoption rate on the rise
November 7, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s internet adoption rate continues increasing, reaching 81.6 percent during the first quarter of 2016, Tel ...

Telecom Board, DTOP inaugurate ‘VíaDIGITAL’ project
October 5, 2016, No Comments

The first project under “VíaDIGITAL,” a joint initiative between the Department of Transportation and Public Works ...

USDA opens cycle for rural broadband build-out grants
April 21, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week it is soliciting applications for grants to establish broadband i ...

FCC expands subsidy program to cover broadband
April 1, 2016, No Comments

In a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday decided to expand its Lifeline Universal Service Progra ...

Telecom Board, FCC join to advance broadband services
March 1, 2016, No Comments

The heads of the Puerto Rico Telecommunications Regulatory Board and the Federal Communications Commission met last week ...