President Donald Trump has signed an executive order expanding the reach of Expedia’s online network to include the entire U.S. market, including those in Alaska and Hawaii.
The move follows a series of policy moves by Trump that are expected to increase competition and spur job creation.
Trump signed the order Tuesday in a meeting with members of Congress, and a subsequent executive order requires the companies to provide access to the Internet to every U.M. resident by the end of the year.
Expedia has been offering its own Internet service for customers in the U.N. and in other countries since 2007.
Trump has sought to improve the American economy, and the expansion of the network could help in that effort, said Jim Lassiter, a former senior vice president at the National Association of Realtors.
“I think it’s a good thing, especially for Alaska, which has a lot of exporters,” Lassitor said.
“They need to have the Internet for them to do their business.
Exporters need the Internet, and they need to do business.”
Trump signed an order Tuesday directing the companies “to make available for free to U.Y. residents and their guests the Internet service provided by Expedia, Expedia.com and the United States Department of Commerce for all Expedia websites, including the UY service.
The service must be available to all U.H. residents, regardless of the geographic location of the UU, regardless the nationality of the customer, and regardless of their affiliation with the UH.
Expanded Internet service will also include a list of U.A. residents who may have access to this service, and additional U.U. services, if they meet certain criteria.
Expanding the UO service will enable Expedia to provide U.P. service for U.K. residents in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Ireland, where the UW service is unavailable.
Expedia has also been working to offer Internet access to all customers who reside in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Wisconsin.
Expansive service plans have been developed for the states and cities, Lassito said.”
This executive order does not go far enough.
It’s a small step to get there, but it is a step in the right direction,” Lachito said, adding that Expedia is still exploring the potential of expanding its UO network.”
The expanded UO is not going to be a free-for-all, as some of the new service providers are likely to be in a hurry to get the UOP going,” Lattiter said.