The Internet is the backbone of today's world.
It powers education and economy. It supports our health and well-being. And it connects us to our neighbors and to those we love. Americans without internet miss out on many of these benefits. Roughly 1 in 5 American households aren't connected to the internet. That's a fifth of our country that's unable to fully participate in modern life.
Access to the internet isn't a luxury. It's a necessity. That's why the Biden-Harris administration is providing $65 billion to expand internet access. We want to make sure that every American has access to reliable and affordable high-speed internet. High-speed internet doesn't just help individuals. It helps our country. It saves us time and money. It creates jobs and opportunities here in the United States. And it helps us connect to one another, building a stronger, more free society.
These are some of the ways that high-speed internet has transformed our world:
Need More Affordable High-Speed Internet?
The Biden-Harris Administration is lowering the price of high-speed internet for millions of families in partnership with service providers. Visit GetInternet.gov to learn how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law can lower your internet costs.