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National Broadband Plan is vital to future net vitality

[Commentary] Eight years ago today, the US National Broadband Plan was released, as mandated by a law that received bipartisan support in Congress.

Diversity and digital divide: Using the National Broadband Map to identify the non-adopters of broadband

This paper examines differences in fixed location broadband adoption rates among households of various demographic and socio-economic characteristics and in different geographic locations utilizing the Federal Communications Commission's census tr

Remarks of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

[Speech} You are a force for optimism—and I want to harness your energies this morning to help solve what I call the Homework Gap.

Digital Divide in the US

The digital divide is the most critical issue of the 21st century – so this report sets out to talk about why it’s so critical and how we can close the divide. Why do we need to close the digital divide?

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:00

The agenda at this meeting will feature a report from each of the ACDDE Working Groups.



The Quest for Digital Equity

Digital equity refers to whether people can access and effectively use the technology necessary to participate in modern society. Another phrase, “digital inclusion,” denotes efforts to remedy deficits in digital equity.

Digital Inclusion Innovators Visit Policymakers

On February 27 and 28, in partnership with the Benton Foundation, three digital inclusion innovators, joined NDIA's Angela Siefer for a round of meetings in DC. Amina Fazlullah, NDIA’s Policy Advisor and a Mozilla Tech Policy Fellow, made arrangem

The Inclusive Internet Index 2018

The Index provides an international benchmark of internet inclusion across four categories: availability, affordability, relevance and readiness.

Rep Khanna Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Study Effects of Broadband on the Economy

Reps Ro Khanna (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), and Ryan Costello (R-PA) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act, to require the Bureau of Economic Analysis to conduct a study of the eff

The FCC’s New Broadband Map Paints an Irresponsibly Inaccurate Picture of American Broadband

Back in 2011 the Obama Federal Communications Commission announced the creation of a $300 million broadband map using the Form 477 data Internet service providers provide the agency.