FCC Authorizes $362M for Rural Broadband Connection in Texas December 16, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Dec. 7 authorized $362,662,934.10 in federal funding over the next decade to maintain, improve, and expand affordable rural broadband to 310,962 unserved homes and businesses in Texas. A list of the recipients by county is attached. “Access to broadband isn’t just about connecting to the internet.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!