Policy Brief: Congress Passes Broadband DATA Act

Washington, DC (March 20, 2020) – On March 10, 2020, Congress passed the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act, which set the stage for a sweeping reform on how broadband data is collected, verified, and mapped by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and builds upon the Digital Opportunity Data Collection (DODC) report and order that the FCC adopted in August …

Farm Bureau Tells Congress Rural Broadband Will Boost Economy and Improve Sustainability

Published by WoWo News on July 14, 2019 Jefferson City, MO. (July 15, 2019) – Broadband is no longer a luxury but a necessity for modern agriculture and the quality of life for rural Americans, Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst told a House subcommittee today. “While most Americans take broadband for granted, 26.4% of rural Americans lack access to …