Examines Federal funding for broadband projects authorized by P.L. 111-5, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Provides background on ARRA broadband grant and loan funding to the broadband technology opportunities program (BTOP) and the broadband initiatives program (BIP). Provides information on allocation of BTOP and BIP awards by State, entity type, project type, and technology, including budgetary profile; examines status of Federal oversight activities; and addresses issues for Congress. Includes tables.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Background and Issues for Congressional Oversight of ARRA Broadband Awards