Items tagged "Affordability"
Public Knowledge Hails President Biden for $100 Billion Dollar Bid To Make Broadband Available and Affordable for AllMarch 31, 2021 Affordability , Affordable Broadband , Digital Divide , internet inequality , Municipal Broadband , Rural Broadband , Rural Digital Divide , Tribal Broadband
Today, President Joe Biden unveiled a massive infrastructure package that dedicates $100 billion to “bring[ing] affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband to every American.”Read More
FCC Adopts Speed Increase and Extends COVID-19 Waivers for Lifeline RecipientsNovember 17, 2020 Affordability , Broadband Access , FCC , Lifeline
Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission increased the minimum service standards for Lifeline recipients from 3 GB to 4.5 GB per month.Read More
What’s Lacking in Appalachia: Tales from a Broadband Connectivity ConversationJuly 28, 2017 Affordability , Broadband Access , Competition
An enterprising farmer who wants to expand his steak and dairy business but can’t reach beyond his locality. A librarian who sleeps over nights and weekends so that students can come work on projects they’ve been given online. A disabled, bedridden young woman who desperately wants to be self-sufficient but has no access to online education. Two sisters who watch their father die before their eyes because they can’t get a signal to call 911.Read More