Today’s Solutions: May 24, 2024

This map paints a vivid pictur

This map paints a vivid picture of America’s digital divide

If you’re reading this story on a computer and you live in an area with a reliable broadband network, you might not even consider what life would be like without a consistent WiFi connection. The FCC reports that due to lack of broadband infrastructure or inability to pay for the service, six Read More...

FCC approves additional fundin

FCC approves additional funding to support remote learners

Back in March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved an internet subsidies program to help bridge the digital divide and ensure internet access for students studying remotely. Now, the FCC has expanded upon this program with a newly-approved $7.17 billion initiative to expand Read More...

FCC approves internet subsidie

FCC approves internet subsidies to bridge digital divide during pandemic

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of digital equity, but it has also emphasized the digital divide that still exists. In an effort to bridge this divide, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program to provide internet subsidies to Read More...

America’s digital divide: Wh

America’s digital divide: Why Internet access should be a basic human right

It may sound odd to you, but there’s a huge digital divide in America. In fact, over 40 million Americans live without access to reliable internet. As COVID-19 forces more individuals to work remotely and families to navigate distance learning for their children, the need for access to broadband Read More...