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.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is designed to help economically disadvantaged households get reliable broadband at a subsidized rate.
A survey released earlier this month illustrates opportunities for remote work and care.
Launched last week, virt.com hopes to take advantage of the rise in virtual events by crowdsourcing them in one place.
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March 8, 2021 – The California Emerging Technology Fund, a nonprofit foundation focused on digital equity in the state, called […]
March 5, 2021 – Just shy of the 60-day deadline set by Congress, the Federal Communications Commission adopted an order […]
March 5, 2021 – The Senate on Thursday voted to begin debate on the $7.6 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund, which […]
“Everybody ought to have access to a computer; everybody ought to have access to the internet; everybody ought to know […]
February 23, 2021 – AT&T CEO John Stankey said on Tuesday afternoon that the E-Rate program that subsidizes internet for […]
February 22, 2021 – Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission, on Monday released proposed rules governing the […]
February 22, 2021 – Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks said the federal government’s emergency program that subsidizes internet service for […]
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February 12, 2021— The Biden administration has the opportunity to do what his predecessors failed to: Take a different tack […]
February 10, 2021— House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., said the committee he heads will be focusing on […]
January 29, 2021—FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced Thursday that she will convene a virtual roundtable discussion on February 12, […]
While the bulk of the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All (AAIA) Act proposes to invest $100 billion to expand broadband access in […]
If you have been following our series on the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, you already know the proposed […]
December 18, 2020 — During the most recent meeting of the Federal Communications Commission’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, on Thursday, […]
December 11, 2020 – Last week we began our broad overview of the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, sweeping […]
December 2, 2020 – As House GOP leaders ask the Government Accountability Office to audit the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
November 17, 2020 — A group of broadband enthusiasts on Friday urged a new national broadband plan and that the […]
November 10, 2020 – Broadband needs to be central to efforts to improve education in the wake of the coronavirus […]
November 6, 2020 — Members of the Federal Communications Commission’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee voted on October 29-30 on reports […]