Posts Tagged ‘DeKalb County (GA) broadband’

NTIA Awards $12 Million to Two Illinois Counties

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, NTIA, States February 22nd, 2010

WASHINGTON, February 22, 2010 – Illinois’ DeKalb County and portions of the state’s LaSalle County have won nearly $12 million to improve and expand their broadband service from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

Cyber Fortune

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact September 28th, 2009

“Civil Rights to Cyber Rights” is a new book by Jabari Simama that claims that those without cyber skills will soon be superfluous in the American, not to mention the global, economy. Simama describes broadband and other digital technologies as tools to empower, build and connect people and communities. He also points out that “unless we bring access to and literacy of digital technology to all Americans, we are heading toward a society and world of information haves and have-nots.”

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