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