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The Great Broadband Divide: Living Without High-Speed Internet Access

NEW YORK (CBSNEWS.COM) — As modern Americans, we count among our blessings that most of us have been able to keep going during this pandemic — working, educating our kids, consulting with our doctors – thanks to broadband Internet. That is, high-speed Internet.

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There's only one problem: "Tens of millions of Americans are not connected to broadband internet," said Gigi Sohn, who worked for the FCC during the Obama administration.

She said the number of people who don't have broadband depends on who you ask.

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