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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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Why We Need Community Based Outreach For EBB

Why We Need Community Based Outreach For EBB

Recently, NDIA filed reply comments to the FCC focusing on the need for community-based outreach of the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. According to the language in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, the FCC has exactly sixty days from the...

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Save the Date – Digital Inclusion Week 2021

Save the Date – Digital Inclusion Week 2021

  NDIA has announced the Digital Inclusion Week 2021 dates: Monday, Oct 4 - Friday, Oct 8 2021! Sponsored by the NDIA, representing affiliated organizations working toward digital equity, DIW is an annual online event designed to highlight individual communities’...

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The Need for EBB Community-Based Outreach

The Need for EBB Community-Based Outreach

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a $3.2 billion provision of the Consolidated Appropriations Act which will reimburse internet service providers (ISPs) for providing broadband service and devices to low-income households. However, Congress did not allocate...

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February Digital Inclusion 101 Webinar and Resources

February Digital Inclusion 101 Webinar and Resources

NDIA is hosting monthly Digital Inclusion 101 Webinars to engage new friends entering the Digital Inclusion field. Webinars will cover the same content each month. Please share our Digital Inclusion 101 content in your newsletters, social media, and with those in your...

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NDIA Welcomes Gina Cooper, Deputy Director!

NDIA Welcomes Gina Cooper, Deputy Director!

NDIA continues to grow by welcoming Gina Cooper, Deputy Director!With a wealth of experience and leadership, Gina has taken on this pivotal role to exponentially increase NDIA's capacity for change.Regina uses technology and data for social good.  She has spent almost...

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