Nearly One-Third of Americans Use Library to Access Internet
Broadband Data, Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Wireless
March 25th, 2010
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2010 – Millions of people rely on library computers for employment, health and education information, according to a study released Thursday.
Gates Foundation Looks To Expand Upon Prior Grant to Libraries Offering Broadband
Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus
December 1st, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 1, 2009 – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said Tuesday it will provide close to $3.4 million in grants to improve Internet connections for libraries in five states. The foundation is also partnering with 14 other states to assist efforts by libraries to secure some of the $7.2 billion in federal stimulus funds allotted by Congress in January to expand broadband deployment and adoption.
Gates Foundation Grants $7 Million to Connected Nation and American Library Association
Broadband Data, States
December 19th, 2008
WASHINGTON, December 19 – Connected Nation and the American Library Association will receive a $7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in a broadband initiative designed to improve internet connections in public libraries, the foundation said Thursday.