Buying Broadband A Boost


Publication Date: March 2009

Publisher: National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)

Author(s): Peter Quist

Research Area: Media, telecommunications, and information; Politics

Keywords: Internet; infrastructure

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The federal government and many state governments are making efforts to increase or improve access to broadband internet services. With this attention in the states, communication companies are spending millions of dollars on state campaigns and hiring thousands of state-level lobbyists.