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[News] Advocate remains hopeful ACP funding will be renewed as new enrollment freezes

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“I don’t think anyone needs to be convinced this is a benefit,” Sohn told Broadband Communities shortly after ACP enrollment froze.

The following article was published by Broadband Communities:

As the clock expires on new enrollments, Gigi Sohn, the executive director for the American Association for Public Broadband, said she remains hopeful that funding for the Affordable Connectivity Program will be renewed.

Enrollment for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) has frozen, as of 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 7, according to the website for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), but advocates like Gigi Sohn believe that momentum is on their side to keep the program alive.

Sohn, the American Association for Public Broadband’s executive director, has been a leading voice to keep the program, which provides subsidies for nearly 23 million Americans to help pay for broadband services.

The full article is available here.



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