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FCC Chairman Proposes Broadband Subsidy for Low-Income Families in the U.S.

Broadband access is, according to the U.S. Federal Communications Commissions' (FCC) chairman Julius Genachowski, now a more important communications platform than phone service. Because of this, Genachowski today announced a draft proposal that, if adopted, would extend the subsidies the U.S. government currently offers low-income families for phone service to broadband service as well. The…