top of page
  • Writer's pictureWe Are Neighbors

What's in Biden's Build Back Better Infrastructure Bill?

6 Key Facts Outlining the Internet Broadband Provisions of the Build Back Better Act and Infrastructure Bill

6 Quick Facts for Improving Internet Access in the US

  1. $475 Million - Grants for devices, such as laptops and tablets, administered through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Low-income Americans qualify for these devices through subsidies provided in the infrastructure bill and Build Back Better. This also includes $20 million for administration and $5 million for outreach

  2. $300 Million - For the FCC’s (Federal Communications Commission) Emergency Connectivity Fund in order to address distance learning efforts for schools and libraries

  3. $280 Million - NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration) grants to public-private partnerships to fund pilot projects for boosting access to affordable broadband in urban communities

  4. $100 Million - FCC outreach and education about broadband affordability programs

  5. $7 Million - Creates a Future of Telecommunications Council under the commerce Department that would advise the next generation of 6G wireless and how 6G can help serve American communities

  6. $5 Million - Creates an Urban and Suburban Broadband Advisory Committee on making broadband more affordable in urban and suburban areas

Read More About the Infrastructure Bills and How They Are Making America Competitive Again

bottom of page