Build Back Better Includes $1 Billion-Plus for Broadband
By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 10-29-21
While most of the new federal money for broadband – some $65 billion – is in the infrastructure bill whose fate is tied to President Joe Biden‘s $1.7 trillion-plus Build Back Better legislative package, that package also has more than $1 billion for various better broadband building programs.
That includes almost a half-billion dollars to subsidize WiFi devices and $100 million to educate the public on the billions of dollars in broadband funding to low-income residents, schools, libraries, and students the FCC is already handing out. » Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2021-11-30T15:38:25-04:00October 29th, 2021|Issue Watch|Comments Off on Build Back Better Includes $1 Billion-Plus for Broadband