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telecommunications industry will continue to lose
jobs in 2011 and 2012, albeit at a more moderate
rate than during the recession—down 400 in 2011
and 200 the following year. Reluctance to increase
capital spending and cost-cutting measures contribute to weakening employment. Broadband
In 2009, the most significant development in the
area of broadband deployment came as the result
of passage of the federal American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which allocated $7.2
billion in grant money to be awarded to broadband infrastructure and other investment projects
nationwide. The ARRA created two programs for
the evaluation of grant proposals: the Broadband
Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP), 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook administered by the National Telecommunications
and Information Administration of the Department of Commerce, and the Broadband Initiatives
Program (BIP), administered by the Rural Utilities
Service of the Department of Agriculture. In 2011,
BIP closed to new applications. improve communication infrastruct...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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