Inside The Movement To Improve Access To High-Speed Internet In Rural Areas

Broadband Internet is a fact of life for most Americans. But 21 million people do not have access to high-speed connections at all. In rural areas, there’s a move to improve the situation.

By Paul FlahiveOctober 1, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From NPR and Texas Public Radio:

The same reasons advocates use to promote broadband today were used 80 years ago to power rural America. Federal loan dollars helped create these rural electrical cooperatives to reach millions of homes with electricity. Now these same co-ops are taking on broadband in small towns across Texas.

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