Articles related to Digital Inclusion


Broadband Physical Infrastructure

To Bridge the Digital Divide, Cities Tap Their Own Infrastructure

Linda Poon / Bloomberg / Feb. 8

New Mexico DOT Steps in to Assist in Broadband Expansion

Nicole Maxwell / GovTech / Feb. 10

Broadband Connectivity

How Tech Companies Can Help Promote Digital Inclusion In 2021

Steve Alexander / Forbes / Feb. 8

Digital siege: Internet cuts become favored tool of regimes

Kelvin Chan / The Associated Press / Feb. 10

Boosting broadband adoption

Tom Wheeler / Brookings Institution / Feb. 11

Lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to allow for increased use of internet-connected devices

Maggie Miller / The Hill / Feb. 11

Protecting the cybersecurity of America’s networks

Tom Wheeler / Brookings Institution / Feb. 11

One in five people in West Midlands do not use internet, says study

Jessica Murray / The Guardian / Feb. 11


Broadband Affordability

Analysis: Texas tries to make the connections on broadband internet

Ross Ramsey / Texas Tribune / Feb. 8

U.S. Drops Challenge to California’s Net-Neutrality Law

John D. McKinnon / The Wall Street Journal / Feb. 8

Editorial: California can’t be the final refuge for net neutrality

Editorial Staff / LA Times / Feb. 11

Lacking a Lifeline: How a federal effort to help low-income Americans pay their phone bills failed amid the pandemic

Tony Romm / The Washington Post / Feb. 9

It Will Cost Billions to Close Education’s Digital Divide

Brandon Paykamian / GovTech / Feb. 10


Broadband Services

West Virginia Lawmaker Calls for State Broadband Regulation

Jessica Farrish / GovTech / Feb. 8

How to master the vaccine-appointment website: A guide for everyone

Geoffrey A. Fowler / The Washington Post / Feb. 10

Marin County, Calif., Approves Low-Income Internet Program

Will Houston / GovTech / Feb. 11

West Virginia Broadband Accessibility Bill Moves Forward

Lacie Pierson / GovTech / Feb. 12


Disparities in Online Learning

Schools plan for potential of remote learning into the fall

Carolyn Thomson / The Associated Press / Feb. 8

The mid-pandemic return to school is totally weird for kids. And possibly lonely, too.

Petula Dvorak / The Washington Post / Feb. 11


Digital Divide

State superintendent announces $1M prize for innovator to close digital divide

Andre Senior / KTVU FOX 2 / Feb. 2

CityLab Daily: City Internet Initiatives That Could Outlast the Pandemic

Max Reyes / Bloomberg / Feb. 8

Thousands of Americans are struggling to sign up online for vaccine appointments. This digital divide is going to make the vaccine rollout tougher.

David Wang / Business Insider / Feb. 8

Markey urges bipartisanship in push to update broadband plan

Rebecca Klar / The Hill / Feb. 8

How Boston College High Transformed Using Ed Tech

Brandon Paykamian / GovTech / Feb. 8

Closing Real Estate’s Digital Divide With Privacy, Transparency And Choice

David Doctorow / Forbes / Feb. 10

Majority of older adults remain unvaccinated against Covid amid limited supply

Sarah O’Brien / CNBC / Feb. 10

Democrats plan $7.6B for remote learning in COVID package

Margaret Harding McGill / Axios / Feb. 10

What Role Will Hybrid Learning Play in the Future of K–12 Education?

Doug Bonderud / EdTech / Feb. 10

Biden Trims Ambitions on School Reopening Pledge

Erica L. Green / New York Times / Feb. 11

‘Laptops With Love’ Helps Bridge Digital Divide

NBC Los Angeles / Feb. 12

Opinion: Texas Right to Focus on Expanding Internet Access

The Houston Chronicle / GovTech / Feb. 12

President Biden: Make equitable vaccine access a national priority

Lyndon Haviland / The Hill / Feb. 12