“The Federal Communications Commission estimates that more than 21 million people in the US don’t have a broadband connection with download speeds of at least 25 megabits per second. That includes nearly three in 10 people, or about 27%, who live in rural areas where broadband infrastructure simply isn’t available. It also includes about 2% of people who live in cities where broadband is available but who aren’t subscribed to service.”
“Experts, like the two Democrats on the FCC — Rosenworcel and Geoffrey Starks — agree and they’ve been pushing the agency to take immediate action to help connect people in places where broadband service is available.”
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