Avoiding a $75 Billion Broadband Flop

How much broadband will Americans get for the $75 billion that Congress committed in 2021? That’s enough money to equip an additional 17 million households with broadband, taking the US to 99 percent broadband coverage, according to a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) staff paper and data from the Census Bureau. Whether taxpayers get that much broadband for their $75 billion will depend on government officials avoiding past mistakes.

Read Dr. Jamison’s complete blog post at AEI.