High-speed internet is a necessity, President Biden says, pledging all US will have access by 2030

A royalist protester waves a Thai national flag in front of the U.S. embassy in Bangkok, Thailand May 24, 2023. The U.S. ambassador to Thailand has dismissed allegations of American interference in recent elections as "disservice" to the Thai people, saying on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 that Washington does not support any single candidate or political party.  (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden on Monday said high-speed internet was no longer a luxury but an absolute necessity, as he promised every household in the nation will have access by 2030 using U.S.-made cable These investments will help all Americans, he said. We will leave no one behind. Biden announced that more than $40 … Read more

$930 Million in Grants Announced in Biden’s Effort to Expand Internet Access to Every Home in the U.S.

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr looks on during the second half of Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Godofredo A.Vsquez)

The massive federal effort to expand Internet access Every home in the United States took a major step forward Friday with the announcement of $930 million in grants to support connections in remote parts of Alaska, rural Texas and dozens of other places where significant gaps in connectivity persist. The so-called average mile grants, announced … Read more