​​​​​​This fact sh​eet provides information on NRECA’s support of addressing broadband affordability. Rural electric cooperatives provide electric and broadband service to some of the hardest-to-serve and highest-cost areas of the country. As a result, co-ops understand the importance of addressing affordability when providing electricity or broadband in rural communities.

Congress must work quickly to ensure that there is a permanent, dependable and effective low-income broadband program that will allow providers to deliver the highest-quality broadband service to their communities at an affordable price.