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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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Five Rural Maine Towns Form Coalition for Affordable Broadband

Five Rural Maine Towns Form Coalition for Affordable Broadband

Sean Gonsalves

August 5, 2022

Spurred to action by inadequate high-speed Internet service as the pandemic besieged their communities, local officials and citizen volunteers in five rural Maine towns formed the Southwestern Waldo County Broadband Coalition (SWCBC) in an effort to bring ubiquitous and affordable broadband to its portion of   READ MORE


Rancho Cucamonga Cultivates Greenfield Fiber Vineyard

Rancho Cucamonga Cultivates Greenfield Fiber Vineyard

Sean Gonsalves

July 12, 2022

In the 1980s, Rancho Cucamonga proclaimed itself “The City with a Plan.” Back then, the plan was to remake this once rural enclave known for its vineyards into more than just one of the many sunny suburbs of Los Angeles. The vision was t  READ MORE


Washington Post: Biden locks arms with telecom giants, riling allies

Washington Post: Biden locks arms with telecom giants, riling allies

Reggie Rucker

May 10, 2022

Excerpts from the story published May 10, 2022 On Monday, Biden touted new commitments by AT&T, Comcast, Verizon and 17 other providers to provide discounted high-speed Internet service to low-income customers. Under the arrangement, eligible consumers can sign up for Internet plans for $  READ MORE


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


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