It’s time to modernize the Lifeline Universal Service subsidy program. In the 21st century, Lifeline should not only connect families to telephone access, but also to the essential service of broadband in the home.
- There are close to 100 million Americans who currently don’t have access to the Internet.
- Over 5 million school age children can’t complete homework because they lack Internet access at home.
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