Which companies dominated the first round of broadband stimulus funding?

Nearly 2,200 bidders applied for almost $28 billion in broadband stimulus money from both the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Department of Agriculture's RUS fund. That is nearly seven times the $4 billion available for the program in this first round. Thanks to an astute reader, FierceBroadbandWireless broke down the list of applicants by technology. WiMAX and fiber were the two big winners, but the list also includes applications for LTE, 3G, WiFi and other technologies. Commentary, special feature.

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