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Exploring Digital Equity Fact Sheets

Exploring Digital Equity Fact Sheets

Ry Marcattilio-McCracken

April 26, 2022

ILSR's Exploring Digital Equity Fact Sheet Series unpacks the issues, challenges, and opportunities of bringing broadband access to everyone.  READ MORE


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Statement: Biden Administration Celebrates Telecom Companies Undermining His Agenda

Statement: Biden Administration Celebrates Telecom Companies Undermining His Agenda

Jess Del Fiacco

May 9, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (May 9, 2022) – The Biden Administration is poised to celebrate the nation's largest telecommunications monopolies today even as these companies do the bare minimum for digital equity while undermining his administration's broadband agenda. Christopher Mitchell, Director of the C  READ MORE


Exploring Digital Equity Fact Sheets

Exploring Digital Equity Fact Sheets

Ry Marcattilio-McCracken

April 26, 2022

Expanding Internet access to everyone who wants it isn’t an infrastructure problem alone. Achieving equity for everyone in a community is a many-sided endeavor, and requires engaging and activating an array of stakeholders. Created with support from AARP and help from th  READ MORE


On NY Local News: State Dedicates $1 Billion to Broadband Projects

On NY Local News: State Dedicates $1 Billion to Broadband Projects

Jess Del Fiacco

April 20, 2022

In the News: Sean Gonsalves April 16, 2022 Media Outlet: WGRZ News The initiatives created in this budget allow New York to make significant progress on a national level, according to Sean Gonsalves from the Institute for Local Self Reliance. "From a community broadband  READ MORE


New York State Budget Bill Sets Table for Municipal Broadband

New York State Budget Bill Sets Table for Municipal Broadband

Sean Gonsalves

April 14, 2022

Although we were initially concerned that certain language in New York’s proposed state budget would lock out municipal broadband projects from being able to capitalize on the federal funding bonanza contained in the American Rescue Plan Act and forthcoming money in the Inf  READ MORE


Stock Buybacks Remind Us That Monopoly ISPs Work for Shareholders, Not Subscribers

Stock Buybacks Remind Us That Monopoly ISPs Work for Shareholders, Not Subscribers

Ry Marcattilio-McCracken

April 7, 2022

Comcast announced at the end of January that it will be expanding its stock repurchasing program to $10 billion for 2022. It’s a reminder that local governments need to be wary about the huge cable and telephone monopolies stopping by t  READ MORE


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