Every week we like to look back at everything we have read to bring you more information about the digital divide, digital inclusion and technology trends from around the web. Today on The Weekly Plug we look at how Arizona is investing in broadband internet for schools and libraries, how New York City aims to connect everyone to broadband internet by 2018 and looking back at the impact of OurCycle LA.
Arizona Schools and Libraries Get New Broadband Internet
Under a new initiative with federal funding Arizona will be updating it’s rural schools and libraries with broadband internet. This new initiative will serve thousands of students through the Arizona Universal Service Fund and will be facilitated through a “partnership between the Corporation Commission, Governor’s Office and he non-profit Education Super Highway.” Click the link above to read more.
Under the new “Broadband for all” initiative, which will help identify under-served areas in New York, aims to connect everyone in the state by 2018. With the direction by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will work to connect everyone throughout the state an “transform people’s lives” Read more though the link above.
What is the digital divide? What causes it and what is the lasting impact from it? Are there any solutions to it? This handy guide will answer your questions and clear up any confusion. Click the link above to read more
Flashback to our recent OurCycle LA event. The transformation of this program has helped so many people get connected with vital information the need, learn a new skill and refurbish old technology. Check out our link above!
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