Since 1981, we have championed communications as the bedrock of democracy.

-Charles Benton

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Colin Rhinesmith, Bibi Reisdorf, Madison Bishop

Benton experts promote public benefits in communications policy.

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Digital Beat

Op-ed
Craig Settles
June 12, 2019

Surveying economic development professionals about broadband’s impact on local economies.

Op-ed
Colin Rhinesmith, Bibi Reisdorf, Madison Bishop
June 11, 2019

Findings from digital inclusion studies that sought to gain a deeper understanding of the ability of low-income individuals to spend their money on wired broadband internet connections at home.

Op-ed
John Horrigan
May 29, 2019

21.3 million people lack access to a broadband network -- how can the FCC conclude that broadband is being deployed in a reasonable and timely fashion?

Benton believes that communications policy—rooted in the values of access, equity, and diversity—has the power to deliver new opportunities and strengthen communities to bridge our divides.

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