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Where big ISPs won’t invest, customer-owned ISPs are deploying fiber

New government funding will boost the networks of eight rural Internet service providers, including five customer-owned ISPs in areas that aren't densely populated enough to attract major investments from big cable companies and telcos.  On Monday, the US Department of Agriculture announced the new loans and grants, totaling $85.8 million. 

Read more about the loan and grant recipients at http://arstechnica.com/business/2015/07/where-big-isps-wont-invest-customer-owned-isps-are-deploying-fiber/.

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