Articles related to Digital Inclusion


Digital Maturity

Massachusetts County Group Launches $2M Broadband Effort

Paul Leighton / GovTech / June 15

AMA calls for action to help telehealth flourish post-pandemic

Andis Robeznieks / American Medical Association / June 14

Broadband Connectivity

Counties: The Missing Pieces in the Broadband Puzzle

Benton Institute for Broadband and Society / June 14

Pew’s Broadband Access Initiative Aims to Achieve Universal High-Speed Internet Connectivity

Pew Trust / June 16

Some North Carolina residents still fight for internet access

Ezra Kaplan and Haley Messenger / NBC News / June 16

Slow broadband? Maybe your employer should pay for gigabit speeds

Daphne Leprince-Ringuet / ZDNet / June 16

NTIA Broadband Map, Senators’ Cybersecurity Bill, U.S. and EU Reveal Transatlantic Council

Jasmine Campos / Broadband Breakfast / June 17

Gearing Up to Connect Minority Communities

Candace Price / Benton Institute for Broadband and Society / June 17

Maine State Lawmakers Vote to Create Broadband Agency

Peter McGuire / GovTech / June 17

Congress tries grappling with a vexing digital divide

Jerry Zremski / Buffalo News / June 20

Broadband Affordability

Bipartisan group of senators introduces $40 billion bill to close the digital divide

Cat Zakrzewski / The Washington Post / June 15

New federal broadband maps show stark differences in access, affordability

Cyrus Farivar / NBC News / June 17

Broadband Services

U.S. Households With 4 Streaming Services Doubled in the Last Year | Chart

Sean Burch / The Wrap / June 15

Building a YouTube studio: Upgrading to full broadcast quality video for under $3,000

David Gewirtz / ZDNet / June 15

Free public WiFi target of state budget cuts; residents fear loss of community broadband

Candace Price / WHIO / June 16

Wary of another high-speed line

George Skelton / Capital Journal


Disparities in Online Learning

Cisco Commits $150M to Support HBCU Tech Needs, Endowments

Rachel Bluth / GovTech / June 14

The pandemic forced millions out of a job. Some say they can’t return to the way things were

Courtney Vinopal / PBS / June 17

Young Universities Summit prioritises inclusivity within digital transformation

Times Higher Education / June 21


Digital Divide

Senators introducing $40B bill to help narrow digital divide

Joseph Choi / The Hill / June 15

Jefferson Award Winner Aims To Bridge Digital Divide Among Bay Area High School Students

CBS / June 16

The US’s digital divide is about more than just access

Jordan McDonald / Morning Brew / June 17

Why We Need To Bridge The Digital Divide And Prepare For The Future Of Work

Andy Purdy / Forbes / June 18

Detroit Nonprofit Takes Donations to Bridge Digital Divide

Nushrat Rahman / GovTech / June 17

Biden administration’s new broadband map shows stark digital divide

Marguerite Reardon / CNET / June 17

In El Salvador’s bitcoin beach town, digital divide slows uptake

Reuters / June 14

What’s New in Civic Tech: Meet the 50 Mayors Challenge Cities

Zack Quaintance / GovTech / June 17

FCC on Chinese Telecom Ban, NTIA Map ‘Limited,’ New Proposal to Close the Digital Divide

Ty Perkins / Broadband Breakfast / June 21


Broadband Physical Infrastructure

4 main issues fueling Congressional debate over Biden’s infrastructure plan

Lisa Desjadins and Geoffrey Lou Guray / PBS / June 16

Biden’s effort for a new bi-partisan infrastructure plan

PBS / June 15

Expanding broadband would benefit red America more than blue

Philip Bump / The Washington Post / June 17

Taking Stock

Tracy Mitrano / Inside Higher Ed / June 18