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Rural Broadband Access and Communities of Color

October 21, 2018

Experts agree that significant disparities to broadband access exist between rural and urban communities. Over 31 percent of rural Americans do not have access to high-speed broadband compared to 4 percent of urban Americans. In addition, according to a ​Free Press analysis of the 2014 FCC Form 477 broadband 1 deployment, ​27% of people of color in rural areas are underserved​. Find out more information from the attached PDF or this link: