Letter to NTIA Regarding EAGLE-Net

June 20, 2013

Excerpt: While the Committee recognizes the importance of expanding broadband access to rural areas of the country, we are concerned by reports that the EAGLE-Net project has overbuilt existing systems rather than extend service to areas of Colorado that legitimately meet the underserved/unserved eligibility requirements. For example, on February 11, 2013, the New York Times reported that the EAGLE-Net project built a connection to an 11-student elementary school in Agate, Colorado which already had two existing high-speed fiber optic connections.

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