<![CDATA[NHMC joined Public Knowledge and partner organizations in evaluating whether the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is fulfilling its statutory obligation to deploy advanced telecommunication capabilities to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion. Unfortunately, the FCC’s Notice of Inquiry attempts to lower the bar to measure access by equating fixed home broadband with mobile broadband, despite its slower speed and reduced reliability. As stated in the letter, “rural, lower-income, and minority communities, who often lag behind other communities in terms of their access to, and adoption of affordable, high-speed broadband, would be disparately affected.” We urged the FCC to “focus on the changing needs of broadband users and assess the suitability of different technologies.” To review the Comments, please click here.]]>
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