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Lightning Round Presentations at Net Inclusion 2018

At the first Net Inclusion (which was in 2016 in Kansas City), a recurring exclamation was "I found my people"! One of the ways we help the Net Inclusion attendees to connect is by giving everyone an opportunity to share who they are and what they are doing. The Net...

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Webinars Next Week from Minnesota State Library Services

One of my Digital Inclusion Corps projects has been developing the following two webinars. While they may be somewhat geared towards a library audience, the other presenters and I made sure the content will be of interest to others engaged with digital inclusion....

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Guidance: Submit Lifeline Comments to the FCC

NDIA was first organized in 2015 to provide a needed voice for digital inclusion practitioners in the proceeding which led to the FCC's Third Report and Order, Further Report and Order, and Order On Reconsideration adopted March 2, 2016 – referred to as the 2016...

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Announcing the Digital Inclusion Resource Library

I'm very happy to invite all of you to contribute and participate in a project to help digital inclusion practitioners share resources with each other. Please distribute this message to any lists or professional groups you think would find it useful....

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Community Broadband Bits Podcast – Digital Inclusion

Chris Mitchell is the Director of Community Broadband Networks at the Institute for Local Self Reliance. He is also the host of Community Broadband Bits. He interviewed Angela Siefer for Episode 284. Chris and Angela discuss digital equity, digital inclusion, how most...

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Webinar: Impending Changes to FCC’s Lifeline Program

Until the 2016 modernization order, the Lifeline program was only a telephone subsidy. The impending changes to Lifeline roll back much of the extension of Lifeline into home broadband support while also cutting the reach of the telephone subsidy. The following quote...

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