Broadband Adoption and Persons with Disabilities Inquiry Workshop

Federal Communications Commission, Wireless Internet Institute (W2i) and Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communications Technology (G3itc)
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2011/db1202/DOC-...
Add'l info: http://g3ict.org/events/schedule/event_overview/p/eventId_262/id_611

workshop will include stakeholders and policymakers from the broadband industry and the disability community. The discussion will focus on ways to measure broadband deployment and adoption by persons with disabilities across the globe; social, economic and cultural barriers to broadband deployment and adoption; and outreach and marketing of broadband to people with disabilities. Attendees will be given the opportunity to participate in and contribute to the sessions.

This event will be webcast at: www.fcc.gov/live and will be archived. During the workshop, the FCC will be accepting e-mail questions and comments at [email protected]