This interview by Anna de Haro at iHeartMedia addresses the complexities and urgency around reaching digital inclusion and highlights some resources available.

In the US internet is very much a commodity, not a utility, and is very lightly regulated. In part, this is because the ISPs want it that way but also because our policies around communications were created before the internet was as prevalent and are outdated.

Angela Siefer

Part 1
Part 2
Referenced during this segment is the list of Free & Low-Cost Internet Plans and the responses by state governments and local governments to the digital divide during COVID.