When the COVID crisis hit in March and it became clear that in-person classes could not be resumed for the rest of the school year, the Des Moines school district was faced with a serious dilemma.
When broadband service came to a rural Tennessee town, one small business owner saw her work flourish and saved us thousands of dollars.
Here are six reasons why rural broadband should be a priority in America - and what you can do to help.
Closing the Digital Divide
Get America To 100%
It’s easy to take broadband internet access for granted. But for those living in urban and rural communities without broadband it means they can’t complete homework, watch shows we all enjoy, or fully access information on jobs and healthcare. But there are some great programs to help close the gap.
Spread the Word
There is a technology revolution driving our nation’s future. But too many Americans have yet to experience the benefits of the internet and risk falling behind. Together, we share the goal of connecting every American to this vital service.You can help by raising awareness about the benefits of the internet and programs that exist to connect every consumer.