FCC’s Mobile Coverage Maps Leave Industry, Lawmakers Worried for Rural America

Route Fifty: Industry experts continued to express concern Tuesday with the accuracy of Federal Communications Commission maps that will dictate how to spend $4.53 billion to help build out rural mobile voice and broadband coverage over 10 years.

Mobile carriers were required to submit up-to-date coverage data on fourth-generation long-term evolution, or 4G LTE, wireless service to the FCC ahead of Mobility Fund Phase II.

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