The Wireline Competition Bureau announced that it plans to authorize rural broadband experiments to support the bids of BARC Electric Cooperative and Northeast Rural Services, Inc.  These bids have been provisionally selected and will be authorized by the Bureau subject to the submission of required Line of Credit and Bankruptcy Code letters by October 14, 2015.  The bids cover two states and total approximately $2,821,652 in support to provide broadband to customers in rural areas.