Articles related to Digital Inclusion


Broadband Connectivity

Q&A: How DeKalb County Is Trying to Bridge the Digital Divide

Adam Stone / StateTech Magazine / Mar. 29

To build lasting digital equity, look to communities

Greta Byrum / The Hill / Mar. 29

California surpasses 90% internet connectivity, but low-income households still lack access

Ron Mackovich / USC News / Mar. 30

Biden calls for $100 billion to expand U.S. broadband access

David Shepardson / Reuters / Mar. 31

With $100B internet plan, Biden commits to bring down ‘overpriced’ broadband bills

John Hendel / Politico / Mar. 31

Biden promises broadband for all in $2 trillion infrastructure plan

Marguerite Reardonm / CNET / Mar. 31

What exactly is in Biden’s bold new infrastructure proposal?

Alexandra Kelly / The Hill / Mar. 31

Biden Aims for Universal High-Speed Internet in Infrastructure Plan

Ryan Tracy and Eliza Collins / Wall Street Journal / Apr. 1

Seven Communities Tapped as Broadband Expansion Testbeds

Skip Descant / GovTech / Apr. 1


Broadband Affordability

Equitable Access To Healthcare Starts With Affordable Broadband For All

Mike Katz / Forbes / Mar. 30

First Phase of Biden Infrastructure Plan to Include Billions for Schools, Child Care Centers and Broadband

Linda Jacobson / The 74 Million / Mar. 31

How Governments Can Work with Schools to Bridge the Digital Divide for Students

Kevin Cucuel / StateTech Magazine / Apr. 1

That Spotty Wi-Fi? There’s $100 Billion to Fix It

Cecilia Kang / New York Times / Apr. 1


Broadband Services

T-Mobile to Scale Back TV-Service Plans

Drew FitzGerald / Wall Street Journal / Mar. 29

Verizon Business CEO talks 5G, rural broadband service and mobile edge computing

Roger Cheng / CNET / Mar. 30

The best rural internet providers of 2021

David Anders / CNET / Mar. 31

T-Mobile Takes Stab at 5G Home Broadband After Others Failed

Scott Moritz / Bloomberg / Mar. 31

Minnesota Broadband Expansion Will Require Sustained Funding

Trey Mewes / GovTech / Apr. 1

Dish blasts T-Mobile for plans to shut down network Dish’s customers still use

Ina Fried / Axios / Apr. 1


Broadband Physical Infrastructure

States’ COVID-Era Budget Surpluses Could Pay for Infrastructure

Jenni Bergal / GovTech / Mar. 29

Fixing Crumbling U.S. Innovation Infrastructure

Deborah Wince-Smith / Forbes / Mar. 29

Biden Wants to Pay for Infrastructure Plan With 15 Years of Corporate Taxes

Jim Tankersley and Emily Cochrane / New York Times / Mar. 30

Biden Details $2 Trillion Plan to Rebuild Infrastructure and Reshape the Economy

Jim Tankersley / New York Times / Mar. 31

President Biden unveils his $2 trillion infrastructure plan – here are the details

Jacob Pramuk / CNBC / Mar. 31

Biden’s Infrastructure Plan: Which Sectors Would Benefit?

Jacob M. Schlesinger / Wall Street Journal / Apr. 1

Republican Sen. Roy Blunt calls on Biden to slash massive infrastructure plan to $615 billion

Emma Newburger / CNBC / Apr. 4

White House official says infrastructure bill’s goal is sustained job growth

John Bowden / The Hill / Apr. 4


Disparities in Online Learning

LAUSD students suffered ‘alarming’ academic harm during pandemic, report says

Howard Blume / Los Angeles Times / Mar. 31


Digital Divide

For inmates released during COVID, online-everything makes coming home a digital headache

Maria Burnett / USA Today / Mar. 30

Biden plans to spend $100bn to bring affordable internet to all Americans

Kari Paul / The Guardian / Mar. 31

Maryland to use federal stimulus aid for broadband, poor families

Erin Cox / The Washington Post / Mar. 31

South Carolina Gov. Announces $6M Computer Lab Initiative

Emily Bohatch / GovTech / Mar. 31

Rep. Torres blames low vaccine rates in the Bronx on ‘digital divide’

Jackie Salo / New York Post / Apr. 4

In Mississippi and New York City, leaders fight to overcome vaccine obstacles

Maria Carrasco / Politico / Apr. 4