Commissioner Rosenworcel on Executive Order Facilitating Broadband
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FCC COMMISSIONER JESSICA ROSENWORCEL ON TODAY’S EXECUTIVE
ORDER FACILITATING BROADBAND DEPLOYMENTWashington, D.C.—In response to the release of the Executive Order to Accelerate
Broadband Infrastructure Deployment by President Barack Obama, FCC Commissioner Jessica
“Today’s Executive Order will help bring the power of broadband to every corner of this
country. These are the networks that are an essential part of our global competitiveness in the
digital age. Access to these networks means opportunity, means jobs, and means innovation.
The initiatives announced today will speed deployment of broadband infrastructure through
nearly 30 percent of all land in the United States and will foster the next generation of
applications that will support education, healthcare, energy, and manufacturing. It’s an exciting
effort that has my full and enthusiastic support.”
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