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Broadband internet access to homes and businesses in tribal areas is lower than elsewhere in the country, where the density of customers makes broadband service a more attractive business proposition. (Photo by Theophilos Papadopoulous/Creative Commons)

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Emergency broadband approval will benefit low-income families
Eligible households to receive discount on broadband services

The Navajo Nation commended the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program to provide low-income families with subsidies for internet service.

March 9, 2021
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The 2.5 GHz licenses have been granted to 154 Native American communities so far, the commission announced in a statement Oct. 23.

By Associated Press October 27, 2020
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The Federal Communications Commission is giving tribes another month to apply for a band of wireless spectrum that would help them establish or expand internet access on their land — far less time than what tribes had sought.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press August 11, 2020