Senator and rival presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) thinks that's not enough.
Friday, he offered his own $150 billion broadband plan that goes far beyond connecting rural communities to the internet.
Sanders wants to break up large media and telecommunications giants, force companies to make internet services more accessible to people with disabilities, and regulate broadband prices to ensure affordability.
He says he will treat internet service as a human right.
South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg touts an $80 billion "Internet for All" plan and promises to restore net neutrality.
Sanders' plan would require broadband providers to offer "Basic Internet Plans" at set "affordable" rates.
Sanders’ plan would ban internet service providers from also providing content. »