Report on Promoting Broadband Internet Access Service for Veterans Pursuant to the Repack Airwaves Yielding Better Access for Users of Modern Services Act of 2018
Provides an overview of broadband access and broadband
adoption for low-income and rural veteran households.
Details barriers for veterans accessing broadband and
efforts to increase access, such as the Universal Service
Fund and Rural Health Care programs. Discusses the U.S.
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) special focus on
providing healthcare services for veterans in rural and
remote locations via telehealth. Offers recommendations for
Congress regarding broadband access for low-income and
Federal Communications Commission
Access · Broadband · Telehealth · Veterans