Articles related to Digital Inclusion


Digital Maturity

5 Questions Boards Should Be Asking About Digital Transformation

Celia Huber, Alex Sukharevsky, and Rodney Zemmel / Harvard Business Review / June 24

Broadband Connectivity

Internet Access Sites Coming to Pierce County

Andy Colley / Patch / June 22

New broadband map shows lack of internet access in rural Missouri

Ashely Eddy / KRCG TV / June 22

EU aims to end Africa’s Wi-Fi dead zones with satellite scheme

Joshua Posaner / Politico / June 22

Iowa State Gets $16M Investment for Broadband Research

Vanessa Miller / GovTech / June 23

Competition won’t solve the digital divide — communities will

John B. Horrigan and Jorge Schement / The Hill / June 24

Biden-Harris Should Be All-In On Mobile Broadband To Reach Equity And Connectivity Goals

Roslyn Layton / Forbes / June 22

Rural Virginia residents ready to bridge broadband divide

Luke Weir / The Washington Post / June 26

Ohio County Pushes Back Against State Muni Broadband Ban

Cameron Fields / GovTech / June 23

Schools and Libraries Can Act Now to Bridge the Digital Divide

Benton Institute for Broadband and Society / June 23

Broadband Affordability

What the US can learn from Europe about broadband affordability (and what it can’t)

Katie Collins / CNET / June 23

Biden’s new $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan includes $65B for universal broadband

Corinne Reichert / CNET / June 24

Broadband Services

Don’t replace the digital divide with the “not good enough divide” 

Tom Wheeler / Brookings Institution / June 21

Congress Takes Closer Look at Internet Access With New Map

Jerry Zremski / GovTech / June 22

Quincy, Mass., Eyes Open Access Network for Internet—and More

Jed Pressgrove / GovTech / June 22

London Tube Travellers To Get Full Broadband Service

Candiece Cyrus / Forbes / June 22

KUB, Knox County Commissioner debate pros and cons of broadband plan

Blake Stevens / KUB ABC / June 24

Here’s how Oak Cliff residents can get free community Wi-Fi

Destine Gibson / Dallas News / June 24


Disparities in Online Learning

Bridging the Connectivity Divide in K–12 School Districts

Taashi Rowe / EdTech / June 24


Digital Divide

Benton Welcomes National Broadband Adoption Expert John Horrigan

Benton Institute for Broadband and Society / June 22

Digital divide persists even as Americans with lower incomes make gains in tech adoption

Emily A. Vogels / Pew Research Center / June 22

Opinion: Senate Should Pass Bipartisan Digital Equity Act

GovTech / June 22

Experts overwhelmingly agree rural broadband will grow Ohio’s economy, reduce inequality. Senate leaders don’t

Marty Schladen / Ohio Capital Journal / June 23

Pandemic Aid Helps Narrow Mississippi’s Digital Divide

Mareesa Nicosia / EdTech / June 23

El Paso County, Texas, Commits to Internet Access Program

Anthony Jackson / GovTech / June 24

How to Pay for the Digital Infrastructure the U.S. Needs

Girard Miller / GovTech / June 24


Broadband Physical Infrastructure

Biden, Senators Agree to Roughly $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Andrew Duehren, Kristina Peterson and Sabrina Siddiqui / Wall Street Journal / June 24

‘The heart of democracy requires consensus’: What we know about the $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan

Mabinty Quarshie / USA Today / June 24

Remarks by President Biden on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Joe Biden / The White House / June 24

Bipartisan group of senators to brief Biden on infrastructure ‘framework’ after potential breakthrough in talks

Seung Min Kim / The Washington Post / June 24

Biden and Senators Close In on Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Jim Tankersley and Emily Cochrane / New York Times / June 24