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A new community-owned internet cooperative is helping to bridge the digital divide for underserved New Yorkers by providing low cost wifi systems. The People’s Choice cooperative has five hubs in the Bronx and may expand to more New York housing…
By Laura Fong
Roughly 3 million students across the U.S. don't have access to a home internet connection. A third of households with school-age children that do not have home internet cite the expense as the main reason, according to statistics. But in…
By Piper Hudspeth Blackburn, Associated Press
Like so many other services, libraries around the country have had to quickly adapt to the shutdowns and distancing measures put in place as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but also to figure out how to reach the most…
By Courtney Vinopal
President Trump announced a series of moves Friday aimed at boosting development of a new frontier of high-speed mobile networks. Known as 5G, as in the fifth generation of cellular networks, the technology could eventually offer speeds up to 100…
By PBS NewsHour
The digital divide and lack of reliable Internet access at home can put low-income and rural students at a real disadvantage. So when superintendent Darryl Adams took over one of the poorest school districts in the nation, he made it…
Across the U.S., many schools have taken full advantage of online learning opportunities. But that’s not so easy for the nearly 10 percent of all students who come from rural areas with inadequate infrastructure. New changes to an FCC program…
The digital divide and lack of reliable Internet access at home can put low-income and rural students at a real disadvantage. So when superintendent Darryl Adams took over one of the poorest school district in the nation, he made it…
There are more than 730,000 homes in New York City without broadband access. And because the Internet today is the gateway to everything from education to the economy, the city is trying to bring those families out of the digital…
Americans Cut Off From Opportunity Without Equal Access to the Internet…
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