Dennis and Joel discuss the state of internet access in rural America, and why it hurts all Americans. They also discuss how so few companies came to control how we access the Internet. They also discuss what we can do to change it.
(1:20) The worst Broadband in America
FiveThirtyEight.com Article that inspired this segment: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-worst-internet-in-america/
(20:46) Internet Access In America: How did we get here?
(40:20) Why the state of Internet Access in America is a problem and ways to fix it.
Wireless Speeds in America compared to other countries: Wireless isn’t there yet – https://www.recode.net/2017/6/7/15747486/united-states-developed-world-mobile-internet-speeds-akamai
Per Study on Digital Divide: http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/07/14/digital-divides-2016/
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