Lack of broadband during pandemic is having a major impact in some areas of Pennsylvania
Many people take access to high-speed internet for granted, but the Federal Communications Commission says more than 800,000 Pennsylvanians do not have access to broadband. Broadband coverage has always been spotty in rural areas, but with students forced to stay home, the problem has become critical. Even when there is reliable service, the cost of broadband can be a barrier.
Lack of broadband during pandemic is having a major impact in some areas