Alabama Today: Randall Shedd: Rural broadband expansion requires continued focus from Alabama lawmakers

Consider for a moment the number of times each day that you access the Internet for business, school, and leisure. Many families and businesses have abandoned check-writing altogether in order to utilize quick and easy online bill pay and payroll services. At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the state, both public and private, converted to virtual classrooms that required teachers and students to have fast and dependable Internet access in order to teach and learn.

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