Rural America will fall further behind without all-fiber broadband infrastructure investment

Lisa R. Youngers, president and CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association, published an op-ed in The Hill emphasizing that all Americans “deserve access to ultra-fast broadband service that only all-fiber networks can provide. Expanding all-fiber networks, especially to rural Americans, will require collaboration not only between Democrats and Republicans, but also between government and the private sector.” She stated that local, state and federal governments “should continue to do more to invest in our connected future and implement policies that make the process for deploying all-fiber networks more convenient and more efficient, and therefore less expensive.”

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