WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2023) – WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband is glad to see the White House include funding for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) in its supplemental spending request to Congress made today. The following statement can be attributed to Derrick Owens, WTA’s Senior Vice President of Government & Industry Affairs:
“ACP is an important program that helps keep Americans connected to the Internet. Ensuring every American can afford broadband is vital for communication, business, education, health care, and more. We encourage Congress to act so that the program does not run out of funding and look forward to working with policymakers to put the program on a stable footing long-term.”
Full release can be found here.