WBA Debate Topic: Broadband Access
It’s being said ‘broadband is not a luxury; it’s a necessity for everyday living.’ The pandemic really showed how important broadband is in regard to online learning and telehealth, not to mention helping rural businesses to this day. Wisconsin ranks 33rd in the country in BroadbandNow’s annual rankings of internet coverage, speed and availability. How will you
advocate for Wisconsinites on Capitol Hill to continue to close that digital divide?
- Wisconsin Public Service Commission has mapped access to broadband around the state.
Wisconsin is receiving additional funding from the Biden Administration to support broadband. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)