Ying Li

Does Place Really Matter? Broadband Availability, Race and Income

Location:
Chicago, IL, United States
Recommendation:
3

New research assessing broadband availability mapping data released by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The study includes analyses of wireline and wireless access in high minority, low-income communities in three locations -- South Carolina, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Lower-Income and Less Educated Still Face Broad Digital Divide

Location:
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20005-4928, United States
Recommendation:
3

More than 75% of Americans, across racial and ethnic groups, now use the Internet on a regular basis. Seventy-nine percent of Whites, 69% of African Americans, 59% of Hispanics, and more than 83% of other racial and ethnic minorities, including Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, Native Americans, and multiracial Americans are now online.