Rural Areas Are Looking for Workers. They Need Broadband to Get Them.

May 17, 2021 ☼ laboreconomyinternet

Source: The New York Times

Link: Rural Areas Are Looking for Workers. They Need Broadband to Get Them.

As a manufacturer of asphalt paving equipment, Weiler is exactly the type of company poised to benefit if the federal government increases spending on roads and bridges. But when Patrick Weiler talks about infrastructure, the issue he brings up first has next to nothing to do with his company’s core business.

It’s broadband internet service.

This is the kind of infrastructure we need. Roads, bridges, power, internet. Fast internet.