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Unformatted text preview: ure in 2012 will come from federal grants that were approved in late 2011 to expand emergency communication. The grants aim to allow rural areas to finance technology enhancing public safety, such as the ability to precisely locate 911 calls. Data published in the Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2010 detailed spending for all of the broadband programs in Colorado: $3.89 billion in grants for the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, $290.9 million in grants for the State Broadband Data and Development Grant Program, $1.23 billion in direct loans, and $2.34 billion in grants for BIP. In July, August, and November 2011, additional infrastructure loans were approved, including a loan of $18.7 million to help expand and improve broadband services in 10 rural exchanges in Colorado. Television Nationally, revenue for cable and other subscription broadcasting rose 8.1% year-over-year in Q2 2011. Advertisements make up a significant portion of U.S. television revenue—75%...
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