Affordable Connectivity Plan Enrollment and Digital Equity Planning
June 16, 2022
If the federal government’s investments in broadband connectivity are to be effective, different programmatic pieces must work together. Effective coordination between infrastructure and digital equity investments can ensure that people subscribe to new networks that the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program funds. ACP enrollment data offers clues as to how well a community is positioned to take advantage of funds to promote digital equity. Examining ACP enrollment can help target resources to places with the most need. Read this article from John B. Horrigan, Senior Fellow at the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, analyzing the latest enrollment data.