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Broadband Loan Program
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The Rural Utilities Service of the Department of Agriculture has recently announced that, in certain circumstances, it is granting an exception to the $10 million limitation on the Business & Industry guaranteed loan program (B&I Program) in fiscal year 2011.
he USDA announced on March 10, 2011, that the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is now accepting applications for broadband loans under the Broadband Loan Program. Although a final appropriations act has not yet been passed, RUS issued the notice now to give applicants time to submit proposals and allow RUS time to process applications within the current fiscal year.