Digital Divide

AT&T names three more of the dozen cities to get mobile 5G this year

AT&T promised in January to launch mobile 5G service in a dozen cities by the end of the year, though without naming any of them at the time. It later named three of them, and has now added the next three …<p>It said in February that Dallas, Atlanta and Waco were all in line to get access to the …

Nextgen

AT&T adds three more cities to mobile 5G rollout plan

AT&T is thinking big -- and midsize -- when it comes to its rollout plan for mobile 5G.<p>The wireless giant said Friday it's added Oklahoma City, as well as Charlotte and Raleigh, both in North Carolina, to the list of cities slated to get access to AT&T's super speedy network this year. The three …

Technology

AT&T announces three more cities set to receive a true 5G network this year

<b>In brief:</b> In January, AT&T announced their ambitious plan to bring 5G network connectivity to a whopping 12 cities by the end of 2018. A month later, …

San Francisco

AT&T Mobile 5G Headed to Charlotte, Raleigh, Oklahoma City

AT&T plans to introduce mobile 5G service in a total of 12 cities by the end of 2018. The carrier said it's 'deliberately launching with a mix of big …

Networking

AT&T expands its 5G network to North Carolina and Kansas City

AT&T's mobile 5G network will expand to three new cities this year. Folks in two of North Carolina's biggest population centers -- Charlotte (above) and Raleigh -- and those in Kansas City will have access to the faster wireless signal. Previously, it announced Atlanta, and Dallas and Waco in …

Kansas City

Charlotte, Raleigh, Oklahoma City are AT&T’s next 5G cities in 2018

Joining Dallas, Atlanta, and Waco<p>AT&T said it would roll out a real 5G network in a dozen cities in 2018, and now we know the next three cities on the carrier’s list: Charlotte, Raleigh, and Oklahoma City will get the 5G treatment.<p>The three cities join the previously announced rollout in Dallas, …

T-Mobile

For Hispanic Consumers, a Different Digital Divide

As digital marketers try to connect with a growing US Hispanic population, they will need to get past the outdated picture of a population …

Demographics

TN-Sen: Phil Bredesen (D) Pushes Plan To Expand Broadband Access In Rural Tennessee

Received this e-mail today from former Governor Phil Bredesen’s (D. TN) U.S. Senate campaign:<p>Does this look familiar to you?<p>Almost ten percent of the …

Serve the People

Women Thought Leaders: Jean Case

<b>July 15, 2018, Episode #2719</b><p>We continue our Woman Thought Leader Series with philanthropy leader, Jean Case as she details how millennials today are …

Thought Leadership

Five Crucial Steps Needed To Close The U.S. Digital Divide

If you were to google “how to close the digital divide,” you would not come up empty-handed. As a quick precursor, for those of you who may be unfamiliar, the digital divide refers to the inequalities in finances, education and social status faced by those without computers and access to the …

Telecoms

Bridginging The Digital Divide: Ep.19 Browser Extensions

Podcasting

Swatch: digital divide | Financial Times

Swatch once proposed a new time system for the internet. Its eye-catching idea — forged ahead of the dotcom crash — of dividing the day into 1,000 …

Swatch

Reading Comprehension: Structure Questions | GMAT practice question

For those fortunate enough to be on the right side of the digital divide, the future promises revolutionary technological advancements. Major players …

Internet of Things

10 tips for banks bridging the digital divide in wealth management

Executives at the recent In|Vest conference discussed ways to make banks more competitive in the world of financial advice.

Banking

University of Kansas: Black Book Interactive Project Aims to Close African-American Literature’s ‘Digital Divide’ with Help From $150,000 Grant

Scholars at the University of Kansas are now one step closer to realizing their goal of making African-American literature accessible to all, thanks …

Humanities

The Rise of Adblock Shaming

If you walked through a city without looking up at any billboards, could advertisers yell at you? Could the owner of an iconic building shame you for …

Ad Blocking

As technology advances, women are left behind in digital divide

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Poverty, gender discrimination and digital illiteracy are leaving women behind as the global workforce increasingly uses digital tools and other technologies, experts warned on Tuesday.<p>The so-called “digital divide” has traditionally referred to the gap between …

Brookings Institution

‘Conquering the digital divide’

Flying automotive vehicles, AI assistants, and manufacturing off the planet are the future of tomorrow, according to lead technology companies such …

African-American News

The digital divide narrows

The digital divide is showing signs of closing, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration said Wednesday.<p>More than 13 million users -- including low-income families, seniors, African Americans and Hispanics -- have signed on to the internet over the past two years, according to …

Mobile Devices

AMHA launches new project to close digital divide; connect residents with free Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Bridging digital divide: GPs big consumers of data

In their bid to end the digital divide, the gram panchayats (GPs) in Karnataka have turned out to be one of the largest consumers of broadband data …

Net Neutrality

Digital divide: US senators warn FCC of flaws in $4.5bn broadband plan

A $4.5bn plan to use 4G technologies to provide coverage for Americans in rural broadband black spots across the United States may be flawed.Like …

Net Neutrality

Google Fiber was supposed to transform Atlanta by helping close its digital divide, but three years later the city is still waiting

Google Fiber

FCC Chair: In rural America, digital divide slows a vital path for telemedicine

Kentucky's Allen County has 20,000 residents. Its school system serves about 3,100 students — but it has no pediatrician. The nearest one is 28 miles …

Telehealth

Grandparents are tackling the digital divide

Wollongong social enterprise Living Connected sprooks the benefits of Googling grandparents tackling the digital divide.

Grandparents

Bridging The Digital Divide: Ep. 16 "Social Media"

Social Media

Another Digital Divide: The Rise of Data Realms and its Implications for the WTO | Journal of International Economic Law

Individuals, businesses, and governments increasingly use data to create new services delivered via the internet. In so doing, they are creating a …

Oxford University Press

Closing the Rural Digital Divide Requires Understanding the Rural Digital Divide

I had the pleasure last month of hosting the first of a new annual roundtable discussion series on closing the rural digital divide through the …

Net Neutrality

Letters: Close digital divide in rural Louisiana

Earlier this year, Louisiana lawmakers announced they would seek federal assistance to help close the digital divide that prevents many rural …

Baton Rouge

Creating A Space For D.C.’s Black Programmers And Innovators In A Digital Divide

For the first time, the Urban League's 2018 State of Black America report includes a Digital Inclusion Index. It reveals stark inequalities in hiring …

HBCUs