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The FCC is spending billions of dollars to make broadband more available, but last week the agency released a report with a dire conclusion: the information superhighway still isn’t going to enough places in the United States. Advocates and the FCC itself are calling for reform, particularly in how broadband is delivered to rural areas. We examine the plan to expand America’s broadband map.
- Cecilia Kang Washington Post Technology Reporter
- Derek Turner Research Director, Free Press
- Rick Kaplan Chief Counsel to the FCC Chairman
- Walter McCormick, Jr. President and CEO, US Telecom, The Broadband Association
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