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Broadband Internet Access

Why Some People In The U.S. Still Don't Have Internet Access

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 12.21.2015 | Technology

While the vast majority of Americans now have access to the Internet and mobile devices, regional and economic disparities persist for wired broadband...

FCC Wants Subsidized Broadband Internet For Poor

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Reuters) - The top U.S. communications regulator on Thursday revealed a plan to expand a government phone subsidy program for low-...

Is Broadband a Social Justice Issue?

Jason Resendez | Posted 04.02.2013 | Latino Voices
Jason Resendez

In the past decade alone, the Internet has transformed the way we shop (Amazon), communicate (Skype), and even receive medical care. Yet, a large number of Americans, particularly those in minority communities, lack access to these technological advances.

Gerry Smith

'Digital Divide' Overlooked As Party Conventions Embrace The Web | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.29.2012 | Technology

With a steady stream of blog posts, tweets, Facebook posts and YouTube videos, the presidential campaigns have increasingly embraced the web as a way ...

Transforming Rural Economies: Bridging The Digital Divide

Diane Russell | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Diane Russell

If Americans can put a man on the moon, we can be sure everyone has access to high-speed broadband Internet, regardless of where they live.

Digital Nation: Progress in the Making, but Still a Long Way to Go

Navarrow Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Navarrow Wright

Our digital nation is still divided along the lines of race and socio-economic status. The key to increased home broadband adoption is not a one size fits all approach.

Don't Slow Down Broadband Adoption Just for Spite

Navarrow Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Navarrow Wright

Now that the midterm elections are over I've been reading all the reactions from voters and have noticed a trend. A lot of people have openly admitted...