Broadband access has evolved from a cutting-edge luxury to an absolutely essential
utility for participation in daily life. The COVID-19 pandemic further emphasized the fact
that internet access is a necessity for all Americans.
Community broadband is a publicly provided broadband, where municipalities,
public-private partnerships, or cooperatives build the infrastructure and provide service
directly to customers, or indirectly by providing network infrastructure access to internet
Learn more about how community broadband can play a critical role in closing the digital divide.