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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Considers $200M Telehealth Program for Coronavirus

The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) leader plans to invest $200 million in telehealth services for health care providers working to address the COVID-19 pandemic. FCC said Monday that its potential COVID-19 Telehealth Program, endorsed by Chairman Ajit Pai, would help health care providers remotely treat COVID-19 patients with reduced infection risk.

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Viasat Adheres to FCC’s “Keep Americans Connected Pledge in Lieu of COVID-19 Outbreak; Mark Dankberg Quoted”

Viasat Inc. has announced today its commitment to meet the FCC's "Keep Americans Connected" pledge and will work with its residential and small business customers to keep them connected, lessening potential health and economic impacts associated with the coronavirus, the company announced on Monday

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CenturyLink Backs FCC’s $20.4B Rural Digital Opportunity Fund; David Bartlett Quoted

CenturyLink has announced its support for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) approval of the ten-year, $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, the company announced on Thursday. The order will  design a course for the future of broadband support through the FCC’s Universal Service Fund program. 

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USDA’s Francisco Salguero Named New FCC CIO

Francisco Salguero has been named the new chief information officer of the Federal Communications Commission, succeeding John Skudlarek, who held the position on an acting basis following the departure of Christine Calvosa in May.

Salguero joins the commission after spending 14 years at the Department of Agriculture where he most recently served as deputy CIO and oversaw the department's $2B information technology portfolio, FCC said Monday.

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