Rural Issue

Rural broadband networks must be “built to last”

A member of the Rural Broadband Association says Congress must make sure networks are built to last to meet the growing demand for broadband and that means using a variety of technologies.

“Putting resources towards infrastructure that must be substantially rebuilt in only a few years’ time will be a waste and risk leaving rural America behind,” Jennifer Prather with Totel Communications of Texas testified at a House Ag committee hearing about what is needed to reach the goal of providing ALL rural Americans reliable, high-speed internet.

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