Thursday, June 23, 2011

FCC: Rural areas still lag in broadband speeds


"More than 28 percent of the rural population in the U.S. lack access to midrange 3Mbps broadband service, according to a new report from two U.S. agencies."

The gaps appear to be closing, but many rural residents "still lack access to the kind of broadband that most Americans take for granted," FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said in a statement. "That is not acceptable..."

FCC: Rural areas still lag in broadband speeds

1 comment:

  1. Athough rural areas lack high speed broadband, as technology advances high speed internet in rural areas will also be developed.

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