25 percent of applications received by the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Department of Agriculture RUS Fund for last mile broadband stimulus applications are based on WiMax technology.
There were over 300 requests for WiMax funding, totallyin 1.6 billion dollars. There were 1,130 applications for last mile deployment subsidies for a total of 14.2 billion dollars. This is part of the Federal stimulus package that could bring broadband access to the 12 percent of households that are currently unserved by high speed networks.
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