Senior Republicans Want FCC’s Rosenworcel To Correct Broadband Testimony

Senior Capitol Hill Republicans that oversee the communications sector say they want FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel to correct “deeply misleading” testimony about the Affordable Connectivity Program, a $14 billion broadband subsidy program.

White House Says Internet Providers To Discount Fee For Poor

Twenty internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to low-income Americans. The $1 trillion infrastructure package passed by Congress last year included $14.2 billion funding for the Affordable Connectivity Program, which provides $30 monthly subsidies ($75 in tribal areas) on internet service for millions of lower-income households.

FCC Launches Affordable Connectivity Program

In accordance with congressional directives in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the FCC has introduced the Affordable Connectivity Program, the $14.2 billion successor program to the Emergency Broadband Benefit […]