Trump task force says broadband expansion essential to rural prosperity.
The Trump administration’s task force on rural prosperity is calling for expanding broadband essential to improving rural America by removing regulatory barriers and providing new incentives for private investment.
The 23-page report
, which President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will highlight in speeches to the American Farm Bureau Federation in Nashville, will help set the stage for the administration’s coming infrastructure initiative.
The report, which also makes recommendations for improving the quality of rural life, expanding the rural workforce and encouraging technological innovation, calls for establishment of a permanent commission to make sure that its recommendations are carried out. The report also recommends appointing an advisory council for the commission to ensure “on-going, robust stakeholder participation.”
complete article January 6 2020
My opinion is that they will use prosperity for farmers to have a reason to push a broadband incentive for rural america. It will help the farmer just like gps has helped them. Wireless technology is the direction it is going in. I am in this business and see it happening on a slow motion basis, but it is happening.