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 Friday, 20 February 2009

The US House of Representatives and Senate have approved President Barack Obamaís USD787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act which aims to stimulate the countryís economy during current global economic crisis. As part of the package, the US telecoms market will receive USD7.2 billion in subsidies to help extend broadband internet services to underserved areas.

Source: Wireless Federation.