By SubTel Forum

Several submarine cable projects have applied for broadband stimulus grants according to an article on arstechnica.com.  With the deadline drawing near, the Obama administration has announced that it is fast-tracking their schedule in order to dole out over $7 billion in stimulus funds.  The US government has provided a searchable database of applications, and among those listed are the Kodiak-Kenai Cable Company, LLC and the Aleutian Fiber Connection, both of whom are applying for stimulus funds to build submarine cable systems in Alaska.

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