More ADC Fiber Solutions Added To USDA Rural Development

ADC Supports Rural Carriers' Pursuit of Broadband Stimulus Funding with an Expanded RUS-listed Product Portfolio

ADC now offers hundreds of Rural Utilities Service (RUS) listed products to carriers serving rural areas in the United States and seeking funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Acceptance by the USDA Rural Development Telecommunications Program of ADC solutions enables service providers seeking funding from the RUS to propose the use of these products in applications they submit for the agency's loans and grants.

Federal legislation codifying the commitment of NEMA members to eliminate or limit the amount of hazardous substances in certain electrical products was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 14, 2009. The Environmental Design for Electrical Equipment Act of 2009 ("EDEE Act") is sponsored by Representative Michael C. Burgess (R-TX), a physician who serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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