Washington Examiner

Lobbyists and location stymie rural America's quest for broadband

Some 39 percent of rural Americans lack access to broadband Internet. Rural communities tend to be less profitable for broadband service providers, since a smaller number of customers spread over a larger geographical area prevents economies of sc

President Trump and Congress prepare to tackle broadband expansion in 2018

Expanding access to broadband has emerged as one of the few issues that enjoys bicameral and bipartisan support on Capitol Hill, and 2018 is shaping up to be the year in which the White House, Congress, and the private sector unite to bridge the d