PBS NewsHour

White House pushes for more broadband access in rural areas

The so-called “digital divide” remains a major issue in America when it comes to providing high-speed internet, particularly in rural and other low-income communities. The Biden administration on Monday announced new commitments from 20 internet providers to help close that gap by lowering the cost for millions. The Brookings Institution's Nicol Turner Lee joins Stephanie Sy to discuss.

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