Unlocking Broadband in the Heartland: A Harvest of American Opportunity

How innovation, collaboration and philanthropy help bridge the digital divide.

Generating more than $152 billion annually in agricultural output, the heartland serves, not just as an engine powering U.S. job growth, but as an international economic force, ranking fourth in scale globally. And yet, across the region, reliable, high-speed internet remains out of reach for many. In fact, more than 25 percent of the population across just Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wyoming doesn’t have access to sufficient broadband.