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FCC broadband report ignores affordability issue

The Federal Communication Commission's 2019 Broadband Deployment Report was finally released on May 29, after months of delay to correct serious errors in its initial data. Even with those errors partially corrected, the new report's findings have been called...

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SAVE THE DATE – Net Inclusion 2020

Net Inclusion 2020 welcomes digital inclusion community practitioners, advocates, academics, Internet service providers, and policymakers to discuss:local, state and federal policies and policy innovations impacting digital equity,sources of financial and...

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New Digital Equity Act website; House intro coming soon

NDIA is launching a new, dedicated website for the Digital Equity Act of 2019: https://www.digitalequityact.org/. The new site features: -- Links to the bill's Congress.Gov page, which has the full text, an updated list of sponsors, committee status and other...

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NDIA Fellows

Meet the NDIA Fellows NDIA’s Fellows are individuals exhibiting exemplary knowledge of the digital inclusion field and are engaged in academic pursuits. NDIA Fellows contribute greatly to the community building and policy impact work of NDIA. They choose...

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Net Inclusion 2019 – Facts and Stats

Outreach Over 350 attendees representing: 32 states, DC, Puerto Rico, Belgium, and Canada 52 Local Nonprofits 38 National Nonprofits 33 Government Agencies 26 Education Organizations 20 Libraries 10 Housing Authorities 237 People tuned in via...

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Senator Murray introduces Digital Equity Act of 2019

In a major development for community digital inclusion advocates, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) today introduced the "Digital Equity Act", which would authorize more than $1 billion in Federal grant funding over the next five years to support digital inclusion...

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Net Inclusion 2019 Live Stream Links

Net Inclusion 2019 featured a Livestream Stage. The following are links to the live streamed plenary and break-out sessions from Charlotte, NC during Net Inclusion 2019. No registration is required to view the livestream or the recordings. Tuesday, April 2, 2019...

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Innovators in Digital Inclusion: E2D

In an ongoing series, the Benton Foundation and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) explore the origins, strategies, challenges and funding mechanisms for successful digital inclusion organizations.A final article written by Angela Siefer and...

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