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The Big Picture

Millions still lack broadband access

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The single strands of a fiber optic cable facilitate speedy transfers of data. Hundreds of thousands of miles of cable help power internet connectivity across the U.S. Yet many Americans—at least 21 million—continue to lack access to broadband. Pew is providing research and data to policymakers to help expand the availability of high-speed, reliable internet across the country.

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Issue Brief

How State Policy Shapes Broadband Deployment

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States are playing a crucial role in efforts to expand broadband to the 21 million to 163 million Americans1 who still lack access to this critical service, encouraging broadband investment and helping to bring more of their residents online.

Noteworthy A Brighter Tomorrow Begins With Lessons Learned Today
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Agenda for America

Resources for federal, state, and local decision-makers

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest.

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States of Innovation

Data-driven state policy innovations across America

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.

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