White House releases update on rural broadband initiative

The White House has released the American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report, which it bills as key points on a "roadmap" for increasing rural broadband access and goosing private sector investment in broadband infrastructure, with a focus on leveraging government assets and access to government lands and properties to help with building out that infrastructure. "This Administration has made infrastructure investment and prosperity in rural America a top priority," said The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in a statement on the report. "Underpinning that mission is access to reliable, affordable Internet connectivity."

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