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Time to Get All of Rural America Up to Speed With Broadband

September 21, 2017 By Molly White in

Another great article pointing out the need for broadband in Rural America. Compliments of  Zippy Duvall, American Farm Bureau Federation.

When we start talking about infrastructure improvements, most Americans can easily think of a local highway they’d like to see widened and smoothed out or a nearby bridge that needs upgrading. Farmers and ranchers are no exception when it comes to taking an interest in better roads, railways and waterways: We depend on safe and reliable infrastructure to get our products to market. But in today’s fast-paced global economy, high-speed internet has become just as critical a pathway to customers near and far. That’s why Farm Bureau is urging the administration to address rural America’s broadband needs as it develops its infrastructure improvement plan. Read more >>>