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Digital Equity Stimulus Funding

Digital Equity Stimulus Funding

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the lack of digital equity for millions of households within communities of all kinds – big cities, small towns, suburban as well as rural and tribal communities. The majority of federal resources focused on the digital divide...

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NDIA Defines a State Digital Equity Office

NDIA Defines a State Digital Equity Office

NDIA has released a new white paper - “Defining a State Digital Equity Office” authored by Amy Huffman, explaining how states are in a unique position to lead cross-sector, cross-departmental, multi-faceted digital inclusion activities that impact the entire state....

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NDIA Announces Emergency Broadband Benefit Webpage

NDIA Announces Emergency Broadband Benefit Webpage

NDIA is happy to announce our EBB webpage filled with materials intent on helping the unconnected fully understand this federal broadband subsidy. EBB is the first time the federal government invested in broadband adoption in a targeted, significant way. NDIA...

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Questions for Local ISP Representatives

Questions for Local ISP Representatives

More of us are now having discussions with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) locally, both through coalitions and directly. We encourage you to ask these questions and ask some version of them regularly.   Do you intend to participate in the Emergency Broadband...

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Announced – Net Inclusion Speakers!

Announced – Net Inclusion Speakers!

Every Wednesday from April 7 – May 26 at 1 PM ET This Series will include eight one-hour webinars, every Wednesday from April 7th through May 26th at 1 PM ET. All webinars include an additional 30-minute wrap up for conversation and Q&A with panelists and fellow...

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NDIA Hosts Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar

NDIA Hosts Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar

The FCC has confirmed and released the rules on the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. The EBB program will provide eligible households with subsidies up to $50 a month for internet service ($75 a month for tribal households) and up to $100 for devices. With...

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More Replicable Digital Navigators Tools Now Available!

More Replicable Digital Navigators Tools Now Available!

In the Fall of 2020 NDIA partnered with the Salt Lake City Public Library and Urban Libraries Council to bridge the Digital Divide in Salt Lake City through the launch of a Digital Navigators pilot project. To prepare for direct service in December 2020, program...

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FCC Releases EBB Rules

FCC Releases EBB Rules

The FCC has confirmed and released the rules on the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. The EBB program will provide eligible households with subsidies up to $50 a month for internet service ($75 a month for tribal households) and up to $100 for devices. To...

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