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Yes, ‘ObamaNet’ Is Here: Meet ConnectHome, the ‘Free’ Internet That Costs Taxpayers Much

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Yes, ‘ObamaNet’ Is Here: Meet ConnectHome, the ‘Free’ Internet That Costs Taxpayers Much

pjmedia.com ^ | 7/24/2015 | Alex Pournelle

Posted on 7/26/2015, 11:03:18 AM by rktman

On July 15 in Durant, Oklahoma, President Obama announced ConnectHome, describing it as:

… a new initiative with communities, the private sector, and federal government to expand high speed broadband to more families across the country.

ConnectHome is aimed at low-income areas with little broadband uptake, expanding several earlier federal programs. The headlines are about connecting the poor to the modern convenience of the internet, but they don’t mention who’s paying for it. As with most federal programs, you are.

Is ConnectHome worth the costs, and what are they?

So far, the ConnectHome website is thin on details. (It’s even thinner on purchase options; more about that in a moment.) The White House announcement states only that ConnectHome will be grant-funded, to the…

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