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