The American Rescue Act provides $17 billion for rural broadband improvements and expansion, and to address the digital divide for students. Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine sponsored this portion of the $1.9 trillion package. It’s estimated that Maine will get at least $100 million for broadband improvements.
- Angus King, second-term U.S. senator from Maine; sits on the rules, intelligence, armed services, and energy and natural resources committees
- Kerem Durdag, president and COO, GWI
- Josh Broder, CEO, Tilson Technology Management
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