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

-Charles Benton

Weekly Digest

Digital Beat

Analysis
Jonathan Sallet
May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019 is the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad.

Op-ed
Michael Copps
May 2, 2019

Michael Copps worked for and knew former-US Sen Fritz Hollings for many years. With Sen Hollings's passing, Copps reflects on a life of public service.

Op-ed
April 29, 2019

I know firsthand what it’s like living on the wrong side of the digital divide because my local community in rural Minnesota has been experiencing it for far too long. That is one of the reasons why I founded A Better Wireless, a wireless ISP that is seeking to connect rural Minnesotans who lack affordable broadband access.

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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