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Announcing International Digital Inclusion Week 2018

In an effort to increase digital equity awareness globally, the National Digital Inclusion Alliance and the Australian Digital Inclusion Alliance are co-organizing International Digital Inclusion Week for October 15-21, 2018. The Week will highlight our similarities,...

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NDIA asks FCC to preserve EBS for digital inclusion

The National Digital Inclusion Alliance today submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission on proposed new rules that could reduce future allocations of "Educational Broadband Service" (EBS) spectrum to local school systems, colleges and universities,...

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White Paper – Tier Flattening

Today NDIA released a new white paper: "Tier Flattening: AT&T and Verizon Home Customers Pay a High Price for Slow Internet". You can read or download a PDF copy at NDIA Tier Flattening July 2018. Summary: In recent years AT&T and Verizon, the nation's two...

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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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Highlights from Digital Inclusion Week 2018

Thank you to the DIW National Planning team for their support, and to all the event hosts that helped to make Digital Inclusion Week 2018 a success! During the week, we were able to raise awareness about digital inequities and international efforts to close those...

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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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Digital Inclusion Coalition Guidebook

Learning from six established community-wide digital inclusion coalitions, NDIA has created the Digital Inclusion Coalition Guidebook.  There are many ways organizations and individuals can come together to pursue common goals for our communities: nonprofit...

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Dissecting America’s Digital Divide

NDIA's Executive Director, Angela Siefer and Katy Egan (a teenager who did not have broadband at home) were guests on NPR's Innovation Hub. NDIA's Affiliate, Pioneer Library System, identified Katy as a student whose education was impacted by her lack of home...

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Page of Digital Inclusion Resources Now Available!

Thanks to the support of Verizon, NDIA has published a page of digital inclusion resources. For seasoned digital inclusion practitioners and those new to the field, we’ve narrowed down digital inclusion resources to the most referenced. The list is divided into...

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Digital Inclusion Week 2018

Digital Inclusion Week 2018 is right around the corner! It is exciting to hear about all of the great events planned between May 7-11th. How to Participate: 1. Create or find an event in your area that builds inclusion by providing computer training, media literacy,...

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