Thursday, March 10, 2016

Obama Seeks Broadband for 20 Million More Subscribers - The New York Times

Later in the article: "Connecting 20 million more people to broadband would push adoption rates to about 82 percent, up from 76 percent at the end of 2014, according to the White House."

"President Obama, backing a plan to connect low-income families to more affordable broadband services, on Wednesday set a goal to get 20 million people subscribed to high-speed Internet by 2020.

In a Facebook post, Mr. Obama said a lack of broadband at home took a particularly harsh toll on students caught in a “homework gap,” unable to complete school assignments because the work requires access to the web."
Obama Seeks Broadband for 20 Million More Subscribers - The New York Times
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