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Rural communities’ broadband needs ignored by regulator, Congressman says

News | 10/21/2002 4:00 am EDT

The question of the digitial divide between rural and urban residents is a major concern in the United States as well as in Canada. Republican Congressman Lee Terry of Nebraska’s Second District has recently introduced HR 5602, a bill that would require the Federal Communications Commission to look at rural issues. Representative Terry explains his position in this column.

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