Broadband for Everyone

Broadband for Everyone

The FCC is spending billions dollars to make broadband more available, but last week the agency released a report giving itself a mediocre grade.

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.

Guests

Cecilia Kang

Washington Post Technology Reporter

Walter McCormick, Jr.

President and CEO, US Telecom, The Broadband Association

Rick Kaplan

Chief Counsel to the FCC Chairman

Derek Turner

Research Director, Free Press

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