Why We Must Fund the Affordable Connectivity Program

In our increasingly digital world, in which the internet is the access point for education, employment, healthcare, and community, there is a looming threat that could jeopardize connectivity for 21 million Americans: the impending expiration of funding for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Far too many of our neighbors still lack affordable, reliable internet access, also known as the digital divide. Just before the pandemic, as many as 1 in 4 New Yorkers had no access to the internet at home—either through broadband or through their mobile devices.

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