The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released the Infrastructure Loan Application Guide for applicants interested in the Telecommunications Infrastructure Loan Program. The guide, which provides information on eligibility, types of financial assistance available, engineering requirements, and the loan review process, among other information, is intended to help applicants and borrowers with the development of loan applications.
The Telecommunications Infrastructure Loan Program makes long-term direct and guaranteed loans to expand and improve telecommunications facilities in rural areas. All funded telecommunications facilities must be broadband capable. More information is available here.