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Broadband Access: Connecting America

As America’s leaders in business and policy work toward a postpandemic economic recovery that delivers increasing prosperity for American families and preserves our nation’s economic leadership, they must also build toward a vision of a fully wired nation that meets the internet needs of all its citizens. Innovation and competition in information technology have been essential to delivering a higher quality of life and modern commerce, and they will be integral to lasting solutions that close two stubborn gaps that leave a minority of Americans behind.

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Produced by the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED), this infographic details the current state of broadband access in America, revealing the challenges pertaining to access, quality, and competition. The infographic is an extension of CED’s recent Solutions Brief on the topic: Broadband Access: Connecting America.

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Devin O’Connor

Former Deputy Director, Economic Research
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