Infrastructure Bill Will Help Accomplish Universal Broadband Goal

The Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act will provide the funds needed to develop broadband infrastructure, provide internet access to every house in America and connect the country in the next five years.

According to Broadband Breakfast, the IIJA, passed into law in November 2021, allocates $65 billion to building out broadband infrastructure and closing the digital divide. The bill itself does not provide a concrete timeline as to when this goal would be achieved, but various government officials, including Clyburn, have made promises to the American people that it could come sooner than some may expect. 

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