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Satellite Service is Not Broadband

Recent FCC "Broadband Deployment Report" states 95% of Americans have access to 25/3 broadband. This number is influenced by the inclusion of satellite service as broadband. THIS IS A PROBLEM. The FCC's broadband data has other flaws but their data is one of the few...

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NDIA’s first AT&T redlining report is a year old today

 It’s been a busy year. One year ago today, NDIA and Connect Your Community released AT&T’s Digital Redlining of Cleveland, our first research report on that company’s discrimination against lower-income urban neighborhoods in the deployment of its standard...

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Susan Crawford to Keynote Net Inclusion 4/18/2018

Susan Crawford is the John A. Reilly Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. She is the author of Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, co-author of The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance, and...

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The Quest for Digital Equity

The March issue of Government Technology magazine has some terrific reading, including an article on "The Quest for Digital Equity" that features NDIA's Executive Director on digital equity and digital inclusion.  The article points to the...

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Digital Inclusion Innovators Visit Policymakers

NDIA was originally created to educate policymakers as to the experience and expertise of local digital inclusion programs around the country. In fact, we knew we need to educate policymakers to the very existence of local digital inclusion organizations and digital...

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Digital Inclusion Week: How to Get Involved and Amplify

Digital Inclusion Week is May 7-11, 2018 and with your help, we can move closer to our common goal: that all people have access to the Internet and the tools they need to use it. Use these tools to amplify the effort and call attention to the importance of digital...

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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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