Because every American
should have access
to broadband Internet.

The Internet Innovation Alliance is a broad-based coalition of business and non-profit organizations that aim to ensure every American, regardless of race, income or geography, has access to the critical tool that is broadband Internet. The IIA seeks to promote public policies that support equal opportunity for universal broadband availability and adoption so that everyone, everywhere can seize the benefits of the Internet - from education to health care, employment to community building, civic engagement and beyond.

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Why Broadband Matters to Us: Leroy Watson

Leroy Watson, Legislative Director of the National Grange in Washington DC, discusses why broadband matters to rural communities - especially concerning the fading cultural differences between rural and urban areas. As a new generation of farmers arises they expect a greater degree of connectivity to the Internet, e-commerce and communications technology. Additionally broadband can improve healthcare, education and emergency services options for remote communities.

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