Our members span the U.S. and include schools, libraries, health providers and other anchor institutions as well as commercial companies, non-profit broadband providers, telehealth networks, public interest groups, and more. Our members’ diversity helps us develop realistic policy recommendations.
SHLB is one of the leading national champions for open, affordable broadband for community anchor institutions. SHLB participates regularly in proceedings before the FCC, Capitol Hill, and Executive Branch.
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March 31, 2023
SHLB's 2023 Policy Roadmap Calls for Leveraging Anchor Institutions to Solve the Digital Divide
SHLB Recommendations for Congress
As Congress works to pass an infrastructure funding package, SHLB asks negotiators to include provisions to close the digital divide. The U.S. must make significant investments both for deployment to unserved and underserved markets, as well as for digital inclusion to promote broadband adoption.
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