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Our goal is to bring open, affordable, high-performance broadband to all people in the U.S. to ensure a thriving democracy.
Nov 15, 2021 19 tweets 11 min read
It's official. @POTUS signed the bipartisan #InfrastructureBill into law.

When Do We Get Our Broadband?…

🧵 Now, action shifts from Congress to key federal agencies that will implement the broadband provisions.

@brookingsMetro noted it will be a longer-term, patient approach to rebuilding American competitiveness through infrastructure @jwkane1 @CarolineRGeorge @AdieTomer
Nov 6, 2021 18 tweets 8 min read
We've put together a multi-part series on #broadband provisions in the #infrastructure bill:…

Analysis organized around: Deployment | Adoption | Middle-Mile | Workforce Training | Tribal Connectivity
#DigitalEquity #InfrastructureBill
🧵👇 First up: Over *$42 Billion* for broadband deployment grants to the states.

The Largest U.S. Investment in Broadband Deployment Ever:…
Nov 6, 2021 14 tweets 4 min read
#InfrastructureWeek has arrived!

This #Infrastructure bill is about more than money.

It is also a bold commitment to universal broadband that we should recognize and celebrate.…
🧵👇 Congress has included critical language that lays the foundation for the broadband future we are about to embark upon.

This historic law is focused squarely on connecting every American to a whole new generation of opportunity.
Jan 8, 2021 11 tweets 9 min read
It's HERE! 🥳🎊

Our Top Stories on the Digital Divide in 2020.

(thread)… 10. The @FCC Creates the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

...and some uncertainty.
Oct 29, 2020 8 tweets 7 min read
The Benton Institute for Broadband & Society updates our call for a new, national broadband plan in Broadband for America Now.…

#broadbandpolicynow Benton Institute ED Adrianne Furniss (@FurnissAB): “We must start addressing at-home internet access as a civil rights emergency in need of a comprehensive solution. We ask for Broadband for America Now since our current crises demand it.”

Full Remarks:…