The Federal Communications Commission established a $9 billion 5G fund Tuesday to improve mobile wireless access in rural America, with up to $1 billion set aside to improve precision agriculture technology.
Betsy Huber, president of The National Grange, explains in this opinion piece why telehealth is vital to keeping rural Americans healthy and safe, and how without access to broadband internet, efforts to increase the availability of these services will fail.
A group pushing for the utilization of unused television signals to increase rural connectivity has the support of 41 rural companies and organizations on comments sent to the Federal Communications Commission.
President Donald Trump has notified Congress that he has designated Jason Kearns as chairman and Randolph Stayin as vice chairman of the United States International Trade Commission, effective June 17, 2020.
Director of the National Drug Control Policy in the Executive Office of the President, Jim Carroll, discusses the importance of continuing to make strides in decreasing drug overdoses in rural areas, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.