Measuring Inclusion

Worst Connected Cities 2017

NDIA has released our fourth annual “Worst Connected Cities” ranking, based on U.S. Census American Community Survey (ACS) data for 2017. The new report covers 191 U.S. cities and “Census places” with 50,000 or more households. We’ve ranked these communities by the...

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NDIA joins call for better Federal broadband data

Ten organizations including NDIA have called on the U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to take the lead in creating a new and improved system for gathering national data on broadband access and adoption,...

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Worst Connected Cities 2016

Using data from the 2016 American Community Survey (ACS), released in September 2017 by the U.S. Census Bureau, NDIA ranked all 186 U.S. cities with more than 50,000 households by the total percentage of each city’s households lacking fixed broadband internet...

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Satellite Service is Not Broadband

Recent FCC "Broadband Deployment Report" states 95% of Americans have access to 25/3 broadband. This number is influenced by the inclusion of satellite service as broadband. THIS IS A PROBLEM. The FCC's broadband data has other flaws but their data is one of the few...

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