digital equity

Lawmakers release digital equity principles aimed at closing digital divide

by • 2 months ago

Two congressional Republicans listed nine broadband policies they say could help families, businesses and telecommunications companies survive the pandemic.

'Digital Equity Act' proposes $250 million annually for cities, states

by • 10 months ago

Advocates for the legislation say it's the other, missing half of the current growing national investment in broadband infrastructure.

Digital Equity Fund offers nonprofits a chance to close the digital divide in Boston

by • 3 years ago

The city is channeling dollars from telecom contracts into a new fund designed to help residents use technology and become more engaged online.

Seattle highlights 12 low-income districts in smart city and wireless broadband RFI

by • 4 years ago

Drones, sensors and wireless internet — the city is searching for ideas and partnerships as a citywide vision of digital equality comes into focus.

Seattle sets concrete steps to bridge digital divide with new action plan

by • 4 years ago

CTO Michael Mattmiller discusses the city's new roadmap for building digital equity over the next three years.