Congress can’t let affordable broadband slip away

In less than two months, if Congress does not act, tens of millions of people could find themselves unable to stay connected to high-speed internet.

Thanks to the Affordable Connectivity Program, low-income Americans who qualify can choose from a variety of services and carriers in their area, applying a $30 discount, or $75 on tribal lands, in the form of a tech-neutral voucher. This high-speed connectivity allows thousands of individuals from Texas to Vermont to start businesses, stay in touch with family, book telehealth appointments, and more.

But because Congress is dragging its feet and a handful of members are arguing that ACP is wasteful, expensive, and unnecessary, this program is at risk of disappearing entirely.

In fact, just this month, the ACP has already stopped enrolling new
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