A UNIFIED VOICE
FOR DIGITAL INCLUSION POLICIES AND PROGRAMS
The National Digital Inclusion Alliance is a unified voice for home broadband access, public broadband access, personal devices and local technology training and support programs.
We work collaboratively to craft, identify and disseminate financial and operational resources for digital inclusion programs while serving as a bridge to policymakers and the general public.
Angela Siefer’s testimony on Nov. 7, 2018 in a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee’s Communications, Technology, Innovation. Senators examined advancing the use of the internet of things in rural communities. In testimony, Angela Siefer, Executive Director of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, said, “The first step toward such a strategy is to improve access and adoption data.”
NDIA is constantly being asked for references to scholarly and professional research about the social impacts of broadband and digital inclusion. Has anybody studied the impact of broadband availability, speed or adoption on local economic growth? On K-12 education?...
Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has pledged to pass the Digital Equity Act, create an Office of Broadband Access with an $85 billion budget to "massively expand broadband access across the country", and require applicants for that funding -- available only to...