Originally published: July 19, 2010
Last updated: July 19, 2010 - 5:13pm
Speaking at the Minority Media & Telecom Council's eighth annual Access to Capital and Telecommunications Policy Conference, John Muleta, Founder and CEO of M2Z, said the high cost of devices and connectivity are causing the digital divide.
He offered an idea of giving low income consumers free access for a short period of time to allow them to discover how the Internet will improve their lives. Once consumers understand the value of the Internet they will then be willing to pay for service.