USF Mobility Fund Eligibility Maps & Analysis – from Connect MN

Connect Minnesota just released their first email newsletter highlighting a couple of their recent upgrades and features. Their USF Mobility Fund Eligibility Maps & Analysis caught my eye. As they point out, the FCC will be distributing $300 million in subsidies to support the construction of high-speed mobile broadband networks in areas that do not currently have mobile broadband access. Earlier in February, the FCC released a list of areas in Minnesota census blocks that not currently have access to 3G mobile wireless service. Connect Minnesota compares their list to the FCC list.

And here’s the map that tracks:

  • FCC Mobility Fund Eligible Areas Already Served by Mobile Networks
  • Unserved Areas Not Eligible for FCC Mobility Auction
  • Areas Subject to FCC Mobility Fund
  • Auction Confirmed to be Unserved

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

1 thought on “USF Mobility Fund Eligibility Maps & Analysis – from Connect MN

  1. I wish that there was more information about why there are unserved areas that are ineligible. Seems that these are the areas that have the most people.

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