Broadband ‘ditch-digging’ gets boost


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Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) got backing in a push to bring broadband to more Americans. Two key departments –The Department of Transportation and Federal Communications Commission– gave their support for a proposal to dig trenches for broadband fiber as part of the construction of new roads and highways.