Bipartisan legislation that has been introduced in the US Senate would ensure that the last mile of rural acreage can be connected to high-speed broadband.
Kip Eideberg, senior vice president of government and industry relations with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers says it will streamline rollout efforts at USDA to farmland, homes and businesses. “We can’t afford to wait any longer. Farmers and ranchers can’t afford to wait. We, as consumers, can’t wait.