The US To Launch $3.2 Billion Temporary Broadband Subsidy 

The US to Launch _3.2 billion Temporary Broadband Subsidy

The Federal Communications Commission of the US has recently announced that it will launch a temporary program to offer lower-income users of Americans discounted monthly internet service. 

The estimated cost of the project is $3.2 billion and to be in effect from May 12, 2021. This is also applicable to the purchase of laptops or tablet computers. The FCC said it had approved 747 companies, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications, T-Mobile, and Comcast Corp – to participate. 

Acting FCC Chair, Jessica Rosenworcel explains – “In less than two weeks, we will have a new way for disconnected Americans to access the internet to carry out their day-to-day life, so they can reach the virtual classroom, take advantage of telehealth, and seek new employment opportunities.” 

Source: Reuters

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