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Members of the Broadband Opportunity Coalition: How the NAACP is Promoting Broadband Adoption

The thought of civil rights often brings to mind images of historic marches and boycotts. A generation ago, such undertakings brought attention to unequal treatment, encouraging action among those who could work to promote equality. In the age of information, inequality doesn't look the same as it did in the 20th century. Today's civil rights challenges include digital inequality. Read More »

Hispanic Communities Falling Behind in the Digital Divide

With broadband adoption and use on the rise, millions of previously underserved Americans are connecting to the web each year. Yet, even with this growth, Hispanic populations still lag far behind other cohorts in adopting broadband technology. Read More »

USF Reform Will Bring 21st Century Communications to Rural Areas

The unanimous vote by the Federal Communications Commission to reform the Universal Service Fund (USF) is a first step toward bringing the promise of high speed broadband to communities, residents, and businesses in rural and underserved areas. Read More »

National Labor Relations Board Upholds Worker’s Rights, Even on Facebook

Facebook and other social media websites are pushing talk around the office water cooler into a whole new space. But can employers take action when employee conversations about work move online? Read More »

Minnesota Still Has Work to Do on Rural Broadband Access

In order for Minnesota to meet its goal of providing every home and business with access to high-speed Internet, it needs to address the issue of the state's urban-rural divide, according to a new report. Read More »

CWA Supports Universal Service Fund Reform

With the FCC about to launch an important rulemaking to update the universal service program for broadband, CWA outlined its priorities in a recent meeting with Chairman Genachowski's legal advisor Zac Katz. Read More »

One Economy Launches National Technology Adoption Advisory Council

One Economy -- a global nonprofit dedicated to universal broadband and a Speed Matters partner -- recently announced the launch of the National Technology Adoption Advisory Council (NTAAC) to promote broadband opportunity for all. Read More »

Sens. Kerry and Landrieu Introduce Small Business Broadband Bill

The Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Mary Landrieu, and former Chairman, John Kerry, recently introduced a bill to improve broadband access for small businesses in the U.S. Read More »

Low Bandwidth Slowing Classroom Innovation

As teachers and students have embraced web-enabled applications, videos, and Internet-assisted research, schools need the broadband capacity to keep up with hungry minds. Unfortunately, according to a recent PBS survey of 1,401 full-time teachers K-12 and 197 pre-K teachers, speed issues are commonplace. Read More »

Computers 4 Kids Teaches High School Students to Refurbish Computers, Donates Them to Local Families

ConnectKentucky’s Computers 4 Kids program will donate 150 refurbished computers to Greenup County families, according to Connected Nation. Read More »

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