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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 

Connecting America: The National Broadband Plan

Description of Resource: 
The Federal Communications Commission created this plan to ensure that every American has access to broadband services, including health services and information. The plan includes recommendations and action steps to make this widespread access to broadband possible. These initiatives are expected to stimulate economic growth, spur job creation, and boost capabilities in education, health care, homeland security, and more.

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Developed By: 
Federal Communications Commission
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Health Communication and Health Information Technology
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Federal Communications Commission. Connecting America: The National Broadband Plan [Internet]. 2010 Mar [cited 2013 Feb 27]. Available from: