July 13, 2022

Rural America Is Still Waiting for Fast Internet

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

For decades, the Federal Communications Commission has tried to close the digital divide between cities and rural communities. In a 2020 auction, it allocated funding to a private telecom company to expand high-speed internet coverage. WSJ’s Ryan Tracy explains why one company has struggled to deliver on its big promises.


Further Reading:

-Vegas Company Promised Fast Internet. Rural America Waits…and Waits. 

-Why Rural Americans Keep Waiting for Fast Internet, Despite Billions Spent 

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