Digital Divide

The gap between people with effective access to digital and information technology, and those with very limited or no access at all.

Date/Location Details: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration 

Department of Commerce

Date: 
Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:00

Digital technologies impact all sectors of the economy including agriculture, small town main streets, and regional economic development. Yet 31% of rural Americans still lack access to fixed terrestrial broadband speeds of 25 Mbps down and 3 Mbps up. Increased interest in broadband is creating new opportunities leading service providers and civic leaders to find new models to expand rural broadband. We will explore three successful case studies and highlight best practices for successful rural broadband deployments.

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