By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 3-31-21
President Joe Biden is signaling that his infrastructure investment plan, which the White House is billing as a jobs plan, will achieve the goal of both “universal and affordable” high-speed broadband in this decade, with the $100-billion price tag Hill Dems have been pushing.
The White House will promote municipal broadband by prioritizing the funding for such service and going after state laws limiting muni broadband.
The President also says broadband costs too much, period, so his goal of not just available but affordable broadband means working with Congress to lower prices. » Read More