Involved in the suit are attorneys general from Indiana, Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina, Wisconsin and the district attorneys’ offices of Los Angeles County and Riverside County on behalf of California.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called the awards the “single largest step ever taken to bridge the digital divide.”
Milhaus CEO Tadd Miller said his firm, which is also a Xiber customer, decided to invest in the company because of demands from his clients for the services Xiber offers, such as home automation.
The buzzword in mobile is 5G—the newest generation of wireless service that promises more speed and better connectivity for smartphones, internet-connected devices and even autonomous cars.
The Tuesday afternoon outage of Amazon’s popular cloud service AWS disrupted a number of local entities.
The Zionsville Town Council agreed earlier this month to issue up to $1.5 million in bonds to bring the service provider to the community.
The FCC awarded three telecommunications companies $51 million per year in grants for six years to help bridge the urban-rural digital divide.
Even though most residential customers can easily meet most of their Internet needs with speeds of about 100 megabits per second, Internet service providers are aggressively rolling out gigabit—1,000 mbps—offerings nationwide.