The government’s new Emergency Broadband program is a big hit. Maybe even a huge hit. The Federal Communications Commission says that more than one million people have already enrolled in the program since it was introduced back in mid-May.
We are halfway through 2021 and it seems like a good time to take a look at what steps the FCC should be taking with the ObamaPhone program.
Because of the damage the Covid pandemic has wreaked on the lives of low-income Americans, the Lifeline free government cell phone plan has been expanded and now offers free unlimited talk, free unlimited text, AND free unlimited data.
Nearly 200 school district superintendents have written letters urging the government watchdog organization to add high-speed broadband service to the Lifeline Assistance free government cell phone program.