Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Democracy Now! Covers the Digital Divide

Bridging the Rural Digital Divide: FCC Starts Work on National Broadband Strategy

Cables The Federal Communications Commission, or the FCC, begins work today on a yearlong national broadband strategy to bring high-speed broadband internet into every American home. Under the $7.2 billion broadband stimulus plan, the FCC is responsible for developing a strategy to improve broadband coverage and present it to Congress in February of 2010. We speak with Wally Bowen, executive director of the Mountain Area Information Network in Asheville.

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