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The $65 billion internet-infrastructure plan could be an ‘Eisenhower national highway system for the information age,’ but it has miles to go

·7 min read
The $65 billion internet-infrastructure plan could be an ‘Eisenhower national highway system for the information age,’ but it has miles to go

The $65 billion allocated to broadband expansion in the Biden administration's $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill could close the "digital divide" by building out internet infrastructure to areas lacking access and providing subsidies to Americans who cannot afford high-speed internet service, but the devil is in the details.