Articles related to Digital Inclusion


Broadband Connectivity

The American Rescue Plan is the broadband down payment the country needs

Adie Tomer and Caroline George / Brookings Institution / June 1

San Jose Expands Connectivity, Equity with Telecom Partners

Stephen Goldsmith / GovTech / June 1

Internet ‘black holes’ spur a new fight over broadband

John Hendel / Politico / June 3


Broadband Affordability

Microsoft expands low-cost broadband push to 8 cities to address racial, digital inequality

Shara Tibken / CNET / June 2

What’s New in Civic Tech: Global Food Data Project Kicks Off

Julia Edinger / GovTech / June 3


Broadband Services

New 5G and satellite technologies offer more choices for home broadband

Brian Cooley / CNET / May 31

FCC commissioner pushes for Big Tech to pay to close digital divide

Marguerite Reardon / CNET / June 2

34% of lower-income home broadband users have had trouble paying for their service amid COVID-19

Colleen McClain / Pew Research / June 3


Disparities in Online Learning

Pennsylvania Survey to Assess Student Internet Needs 

Megan Tomasic / GovTech / June 2

Brazil passes bill to fund connectivity for students and teachers

Angelica Mari / ZDNet / June 2

Expecting – and getting – more from children’s media

Joy Lorenzo Kennedy and Claire Christensen / Brookings Institution / June 3


Digital Divide

Broadband for all can revive post-pandemic economy

Lena Gonzalez / Calmatters / June 1

Bridging the global digital divide: A platform to advance digital development in low- and middle-income countries

George Ingram / Brookings Institution / June 2

How U.S. States Should Spend Their $350 Billion Windfall

Brian Chappatta / Bloomberg / June 2

Mobile Technology and Home Broadband 2021

Andrew Perrin / Pew Research Center / June 3

Microsoft Program Aims To Close Digital Divide In Detroit

Sara Powers / CBS Detroit / June 3

Good internet service is still a luxury in the US

Rani Molla / Vox / June 3

Which US vaccine plans actually helped hard-hit communities?

Mia Sato / MIT Technology Review / June 6


Broadband Physical Infrastructure

A Rural-Urban Broadband Divide, but Not the One You Think Of

Eduardo Porter / New York Times / June 1

Arlington to get fiber optic broadband network as leaders eye ‘smart city’ services

Kailey Broussard / Star Telegram / June 2