Listen Up! “$7.2B for Broadband Largely Unallocated”

Applicants for the funding say large telecom companies are attempting to block projects.

From NPR’s Morning Edition:

The Obama administration’s stimulus package includes $7.2 billion to extend broadband Internet access to parts of the country where it’s not widely available. The government has given out just a fraction of that money so far — and some applicants for the funding say major telecom companies are trying to block those projects.