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The Hill: The digital divide in rural America

By Ron Duncan, Opinion Contributor

Most of us living in urban and suburban areas take the speed of the internet for granted. No longer a luxury, it has become an integral part of our daily life. Unfortunately, many of our most rural communities do not share that experience. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has made bridging the nation’s digital divide a priority. From Alaska to Washington, DC, this is a worthwhile and transformative effort that requires focus and leadership from federal regulators and elected officials.

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