According to analysis, the middle class spends on average $69 per month on internet service.
In 2021, the FCC charged the council in its mission to prevent digital discrimination.
'The percentage of households in major metro areas...using the program is smaller than the percentage of households enrolled.'
55 percent of people surveyed were not confident in their ability to use the internet, a study found.
White House officials urged schools and other local institutions to engage in text-message and social media campaigns for the ACP.
Discussion on the "data gap" comes as the nation tries to connect the unserved and underserved.
Libraries can act as gateways to ensure community members know about their broadband subsidy options.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
One of the biggest problems with getting broadband access to all Americans is not just deployment but adoption.
'It’s about making sure wireless connections are available in 100 percent of rural America,' said the chairwoman.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in front of to ensure that funding...
One of the primary responsibilities of being a faith leader is to listen to your community and understand its problems.
Digital literacy gap and lack of outreach are part of the digital divide.
Some lawyers say their clients are having a difficult time getting access to the legal system without connectivity.
The commission’s rules would prevent service providers from discriminating against customers.
ILSR and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance team up for two-hour livestream event on March 16 from 2-4 p.m. ET
The Equity and Diversity Council will study broadening anchor institution to include LGBT organizations.
The Affordable Connectivity Program, like its predecessor, has a challenge with outreach, a conference heard Thursday.
The grant will identify and fund rural and tribal community orgs.
The luminary emphasized literacy on cybersecurity and accessibility features for disabled individuals.
Getting to know cryptocurrencies and understanding social media among suggestions from the representative.
Older adults continue at a rapid pace to adopt tech that assists the aging process.
The National League of Cities said government leaders need to have 'multiple points of engagement' with communities.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes billions for states to expand digital inclusion efforts.
Tribal community leaders are concerned over the effectiveness of outreach methods the FCC uses to fund broadband in tribal libraries.
Rosenworcel also emphasized spectrum policy and getting connectivity to low-income Americans.
To work toward equal access, more affordable options must be created, including community-based solutions.
Most Americans benefitting from federal spending on rural broadband are white non-Hispanic Americans, says NDIA.
Panelists argued that lack of equitable digital access is deadly and driven by lack of competition.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel said EBB will benefit tremendously from local outreach efforts.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.
Join Sunne Wright McPeak at 12 Noon ET on Wednesday for a discussion about the push for digital equity.
The Anti-Digital Redlining Act hopes to ensure low-income areas get equal broadband access.
Black churches are more than spiritual gathering places: They are power centers within the Black community.
Sen. Murray re-introduces bi-partisan that would provide grants to states pushing for digital equity.
The report on new technologies and data lays out importance of data security and satellite communications.
Libraries can do for telehealth what they did for broadband: Provide low-income folks with access to digital and healthcare literacy.
In the wake of the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, a new group emerges.
Experts argued for clearer communications and training for Americans not used to connectivity.
A survey released earlier this month illustrates opportunities for remote work and care.