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This analysis of the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program, supported by data from the Universal Services Administrative Company, concludes that the EBB did not appear to be significantly increasing broadband adoption. The piece suggests that lack of program information, difficulty with the enrollment process, and lack of demand or availability may be impacting program enrollment.
This resource recommends four provisions to be included in emergency pandemic legislation in order for cities, towns, and Tribal communities to leverage internet access as a recovery tool.
This blog offers seven ways for governments to tackle the broadband affordability challenge in America, as cost is a primary reason people do not subscribe to broadband. The author offers such recommendations as spurring competition, protecting and strengthening Lifeline, helping subsidize programs for low-income people, and educating and protecting consumers.
This piece argues for Congress to establish a broadband credit to ensure everyone can afford broadband, as the debate of its status as a luxury or essential connection is over. Broadband is a critical service to engage in modern life and federal dollars should help make it more affordable.
This blog recommends that Congress or the FCC create a fixed broadband program for low-income people that delivers connectivity at affordable prices. Federal intervention can ensure people can connect even in areas with little-to-no provider competition.
The Resource Library is a curated collection of expert broadband resources, including funding guides, policy analyses, how-tos, and more. Every resource has been verified by the CTC Energy & Technology team, drawing on their more than forty years of expertise. The library is continuously updated as new resources are submitted for review. Search the resource library to find analysis, explainers, and case studies to answer your broadband questions.
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