Fast, Fair, Open Broadband for All
High-speed, affordable broadband is the infrastructure of opportunity
Our goal is to bring open, affordable, high-performance broadband to all people in the U.S. to ensure a thriving democracy.
Benton believes that communications policy—rooted in the values of access, equity, and diversity—has the power to deliver new opportunities and strengthen communities.
Learn more about our impact in the past 40 years.
Benton provides the only free, reliable, and non-partisan daily digest that curates and distributes news related to universal broadband.
"We humanize communications policy and help people understand its impact on their everyday lives."
— Adrianne Benton Furniss
Our impact goes far beyond policy
Benton experts make knowledge and analysis accessible to include more people in communications policymaking
Benton underwrites policy and legal experts who work to articulate and advance a public interest-focused broadband agenda and communicate why “broadband for all” matters.
Benton connects stakeholders through information sharing and analysis to frame and promote conversation, and a more inclusive debate around broadband policy.
Benton curates and distributes broadband research and analysis to policymakers, public interest advocates, philanthropy, and more.
Benton identifies and highlights best practices and strategies as state and local leaders find innovative and creative ways to advance their broadband goals.