It’s time to recognize that inequal access to broadband translates into inequality of opportunity.
Rural America deserves a partner in the White House. Here’s my plan to put rural Americans back in the driver’s seat:
We need to lift rural communities up as places of opportunity, both for this generation and future ones. That work begins by deploying investment and innovation to secure the health of all rural residents.
Reaching the Unconnected: Benefits for kids and schoolwork drive broadband subscriptions, but digital skills training opens doors to household internet use for jobs and learning
Not so long ago, “closing the digital divide” primarily meant getting people online, and a steady upward trend in adoption is evidence of progress on that front.
In 2018, Wisconsin was ranked 32nd for internet access, out of all 50 states.
I’m pleased to see the expansion of the Internet Essentials program throughout the Comcast footprint to include low-income households that receive government assistance like SNAP, Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
I will make sure every home in America has a fiber broadband connection at a price families can afford. That means publicly-owned and operated networks — and no giant Internet service providers running away with taxpayer dollars. My plan will:
Caught in the crossfire of continued budget negotiations between North Carolina’s General Assembly and Gov Roy Cooper (D-NC) is the expansion of a program funding last-mile broadband infrastructure in the state.
Frontier Communications CEO: Rural Digital Opportunity Fund May Be “Less Favorable to Frontier” Than CAF Program Was
Frontier Communications CEO Dan McCarthy was not surprised by -- but is not enthusiastic -- about some aspects of the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF), which would essentially replace the Connect America broadband funding program fo
Gov Hutchinson (R-AR) Announces the “Arkansas Rural Connect” Grant Program, $25 Million for Broadband Deployment
Following his July 23 announcement establishing the Arkansas State Broadband Office, Gov Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) announced “Arkansas Rural Connect,” a new $25 million grant program within the Arkansas State Broadband Office.