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Congress Has a New $94 Billion Plan to Bring Affordable Internet to Everyone

Congress Has a New $94 Billion Plan to Bring Affordable Internet to Everyone

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) The so-called digital divide in the U.S. has become all the more glaring over the course of the current pandemic. A new bill could help close the gap. Advertisement Enter the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, a new bill that was spearheaded by Democrats Rep. James Clyburn, of South …

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The FCC Just Authorized a $3.2 Billion Dollar Program Meant To Bring Low-Income Americans Online

The FCC Just Authorized a $3.2 Billion Dollar Program Meant To Bring Low-Income Americans Online

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted late Thursday to adopt the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program—a $3.2 billion dollar initiative meant to lower the cost of internet services for the tens of millions of families struggling with connectivity during the ongoing pandemic. The Commission will offer eligible households of up to …

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