digital inclusion

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

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

Clinton's broadband plan promises continuity, though could prove too 'incremental'

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Tech policy analysts are taking a closer look at Hillary Clinton's pledge to connect every household to broadband by 2020, and evaluating how she hopes to achieve that goal.

Broadband access advocates kick off push to bring gigabit speeds to anchor institutions

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The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition is laying out steps communities and governments can take to bring broadband speeds to the people who need them the most.

D.C. nonprofit joins in national push to get governments thinking about digital inclusion

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As part of the first “National Digital Inclusion Day,” the internet accessibility advocates at Byte Back were among those using social media to raise awareness about the issue.

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

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

D.C. council weighs bill to study construction of free, citywide Wi-Fi network

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Councilmember Vincent Orange is hoping to convene a task force to study the logistics of building a network to help bridge the District's digital divide.

Seattle plans release of digital inclusion action plan to help bridge Internet divide

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CTO Michael Mattmiller detailed the city's efforts to close the digital divide at the National League of Cities' congressional city conference.

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