News - March 11, 2021

INCOMPAS Welcomes “Internet 4 All” Legislation from Whip Clyburn and Senator Klobuchar

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2021) – Today Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced legislation designed to connect every American to the internet. This universal access legislation was previewed at the INCOMPAS Policy Summit, and will include broadband deployment funding and 1 Gigabit speed goals supported by new builders and competitive internet service providers.

In response, Chip Pickering, CEO of INCOMPAS, released the following statement of support:

“Internet for All is more than a goal, it’s a moral imperative. Together our nation can, and must, extend the power of faster, more affordable internet access to every American family. The “Internet for All” legislation will create jobs today and make a bold investment in a better future filled with more competition, innovation and opportunity for all.

“INCOMPAS wishes to thank Whip Clyburn and Sen. Klobuchar for their leadership, and supports additional federal investment in our broadband future. INCOMPAS members bring more broadband competition and build new networks that deliver gigabit speed service and beyond at lower prices. Together we will fight to ensure all Americans can have access to the internet of the future and the opportunities for innovation it creates.”