Pete Buttigieg echoes Warren with $80B rural broadband plan

Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images On Tuesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a new economic policy plan for rural America that includes a multibillion-dollar broadband initiative and a pledge to fight for public internet options. As part of the South Bend, Indiana, mayor’s $80 billion “Internet For All” initiative, he promises to expand internet access to unserved and underserved communities across the country within his first term in office. In areas where there is little to no competition among broadband providers, Buttigieg says that his administration would seek to create a public option for broadband, something he hopes would patch the huge service gaps and drive down prices across the country. “Where companies have not provided... Continue reading…

Pete Buttigieg echoes Warren with $80B rural broadband plan

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg has unveiled his plan to address the broadband gap in this country: an $80 billion "Internet For All" initiative and set of related reforms. It ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from TechCrunch

Pete Buttigieg rolls out $80 billion plan to improve rural broadband

Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images On Tuesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a new economic policy plan for rural America that includes ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from The Verge

Elizabeth Warren Reveals $85 Billion Public Broadband Plan

(via Fotocitizen/Pixabay) As if debt, climate change, and poor healthcare weren’t enough, rural communities are often excluded from access to high-speed ...

Thu 8 Aug 19 from Geek.com

Warren makes $85B federally-funded broadband promise

As part of her bid for the presidency, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has made some bold proposals to improve access to broadband in underserved areas, and has made it clear that restoring ...

Wed 7 Aug 19 from TechCrunch

Warren promises $85 billion program for rural broadband - CNET

The Democratic presidential candidate also said she'd pre-empt states banning municipally-owned broadband networks and promises to reinstate net neutrality.

Wed 7 Aug 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Elizabeth Warren reveals $85 billion rural broadband plan

Millions of Americans don't have access to high-speed internet connections and despite efforts to bolster rural broadband, there's still a lot of work to be done. Presidential ...

Wed 7 Aug 19 from Engadget

Elizabeth Warren proposes $85 billion grant for expanding rural internet access

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has announced a plan to dramatically expand internet access in rural communities, ...

Wed 7 Aug 19 from The Verge

Elizabeth Warren says she’d spend $85 billion on a New Deal-style public broadband effort

The U.S. senator from Massachusetts says she’d give money to nonprofits, governments, and utility cooperatives to help connect rural and Native American areas. If Elizabeth Warren is ...

Wed 7 Aug 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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