Digital divide

AT&T to distribute hotspots nationwide to expand student broadband access

by • 2 days ago

The phone carrier's contribution is expected to bring better internet service to at least 35,000 students.

Colorado names new broadband director

by • 1 week ago

As the second executive director of the Colorado Broadband Office, Antonio Sean Martinez said the state is taking the digital divide "very seriously."

Cities should avoid building an IT 'Frankenstein,' says local CIO

by • 3 weeks ago

Planning ahead for interoperability is critical for cities, Carlsbad, California's chief innovation officer, David Graham, told an online conference.

Tucson, Arizona, is building a municipal broadband network

by • 3 weeks ago

Tucson Chief Information Officer Collin Boyce said the new network will support government offices, students and elderly residents who've been affected by the pandemic.

North Carolina's new broadband dashboards strive for data accuracy

by • 4 weeks ago

North Carolina published two new dashboards to visualize statewide broadband coverage data, which officials said they hope will be more accurate than what the FCC provides.

Virginia announces $29M broadband expansion

by • 4 weeks ago

Gov. Ralph Northam announced a new round of funding expected to connect nearly 12,000 households in western and northern counties.

With new support, Brown Girls Code plans expansion to additional cities

by • 2 months ago

The nonprofit will receive additional support this year from the consulting group Ignite Cities, furthering its mission to close the gender and diversity gaps in the technology sector.

NYC names deputy broadband CTO to lead 'internet master plan'

by • 2 months ago

New York City announced a new deputy broadband CTO to lead the implementation of Mayor Bill de Blasio's Internet Master Plan, which is designed to bring universal broadband to New York City.

Illinois announces computer refurbishing program to close digital divide

by • 2 months ago

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling for computer donations through a new program dedicated to increasing digital access in low-income communities statewide.