Digital Divide

Time to transform: investing in better customer experiences now for a more profitable future

Social Media Coordinator<p>Authored by <b>Mark De Groot</b>, Marketing Director EMEA - Digital Customer Experience at Oracle<p><i>Your customers are getting harder to</i> …

Customer Experience

FCC Won't Redefine 'Broadband;' Move Could Have Worsened Digital Divide

Internet activists just got some unexpected good news from an unexpected source. Last summer the Federal Communications Commission floated the …

Net Neutrality

Donald Trump's Executive Orders on 'Great, Great' Rural Broadband Don't Really Do Anything

President Donald Trump bragged to the American Farm Bureau Association convention in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday that two new executive orders …

Mobile

Trump's Focus On Rural Broadband Should Include Community-Owned Networks

Yesterday while giving a speech in Tennessee, President Trump announced two executive orders designed to spur investment in rural broadband. One order instructs the Department of Interior to develop a plan to increase access to its towers and other infrastructure. The other order states an …

Internet

Trump tells farmers he supports crop insurance, signs executive order to aid rural internet access

Filed under: News, Politics, White House<p>NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan 8 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told farmers gathered in Tennessee that he supports crop insurance, signaling a possible shift from his proposals last year to shrink a program that many farmers rely on for funding …

AOL

Trump Signs Orders on Rural Broadband Access

President Donald J. Trump signed on Monday two orders aimed at improving internet speeds in some of the country's hardest-to-connect areas, a move he …

Education

President Trump is pushing rural Internet access. Here's what Montana is doing already.

President Trump signed an executive order and a presidential memorandum in Nashville on Monday afternoon directing his administration to use "all …

Montana

2018 International Women's Day Forum

Date: 03.06.18, 09:00AM – 03.07.18, 12:15PM ET<p>Location:1615 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20062<p>Sponsor:U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation<p>Our eighth …

Gender

New Nonprofit Advocacy Coalition Confronts Rural America’s Digital Divide

Share25<p>Share17<p>Tweet17<p>Email<p>Shares 59<p>“Tinahely broadband,” Irish typepad<p>January 2, 2018; Advanced Television<p>What do the following organizations have in …

Nonprofits

With hundreds of new low-orbit Satellites, OneWeb promises to bridge the digital divide

Connecting the Entire World<p>Advances have been made in broadband technology, but it’s hard to ignore the fact that many live with poor broadband …

FCC

Year-End Round Up, Part II: Parting Thoughts for 2017

To close out 2017, I took home the Conway Stewart 100 in Honey Noire (top). What do I say for my last post of 2017? First and foremost, thank you! To …

Sustainability

Advocates: Digital divide grows in DPS

When Mike Stroh shows up to teach computer classes at West Leadership Academy in Denver, he says he encounters a problem that's become too …

Rise & Shine: Why a Colorado school district is scaling back its ambitious biliteracy plans

<b>NEW PLAN</b> The Adams 14 school district is scaling back plans to create a track for students to follow to become biliterate, citing a need for students …

Education

Educators: We Need More from Education Technology

Amid sustained growth in an education technology sector competing to put innovative digital tools in front of students, some educators are lamenting …

Education

These teens earn $15 an hour at school. Their boss thinks they’ll save Charlotte.

Just landing an after-school job would be a big thing for Garinger High sophomores Madina Maingua and Cameron Twiggs. At 15 they’re too young to …

Charlotte

FCC Dismantles 'Net Neutrality' Policy, and K-12 Schools Await Impact

The Federal Communications Commission voted today to dismantle a policy designed to protect "net neutrality," in a dramatic shift that has roiled the …

How an Innovative Tech Fund Is Helping to Expand Internet Access in California’s Low-Income Communities

Over the past 10 years, a remarkable institution in California has been fueling sustained progress in closing the digital divide, bringing many …

Net Neutrality

Inequities of ‘tent city’ would persist online under plan for applying to Memphis’ most popular schools

The application process to get into Memphis’ most popular schools will move completely online in January, but with the same inequities.<p>That’s a …

Education

UST to set up cybersecurity centre

UST Global, a digital services company, proposes to set up a cybersecurity operating centre in partnership with Kerala Police Cyberdome in 2018.<p>The …

India

Infrastructure Advancement of the Year: LinkNYC

Quick Facts<p>LinkNYC<p>Provided By:<p>CityBridge<p># of NYC kiosks:<p>1,200+<p>Proj. NYC kiosks:<p>7,500+<p>CityBridge members:<p>Intersection, Qualcomm and CIVIQ …

Wi-Fi

Are data providers contributing to the digital divide?

"Net neutrality" means internet and cellphone service providers, and all companies that connect consumers to the internet, are legally obliged to …

Net Neutrality

15 Learning Predictions for the New Year

As we approach a new year, we always find it fun to look back on the year's work and see if our predictions came true. From what we see, our …

Learning

Rolling back net neutrality will create another digital divide

The Federal Communications Commission’s move toward rolling back nearly every rule covering net neutrality is a sharp jolt. It threatens the value …

Net Neutrality

The New Sewer Socialists Are Building an Equitable Internet

A lazy sprawl of brick and mortar straddling the Tennessee River in orange and beige: at first glance one could be forgiven for mistaking Chattanooga …

Rise & Shine: Memphis school leaders explore dropping benefits for new hires

<b>DISTRICT DILEMMA</b> Burdened by school retiree costs, Memphis leaders consider dropping benefits for new hires. Chalkbeat<p><b>TIGHT LEASH</b> A furious Sen. …

Lamar Alexander

Detroit activists tackle the city's huge digital divide by making their own Internet network

×<p>Tag History<p>Detroit created by wagatwe at 11/27/2017 11:13 AM<br>• Detroit Internet created by wagatwe at 11/27/2017 11:13 AM<br>• Detroit DigitalDivide Internet …

Liberal View

Digital Transformation- Leveraging Digital Drivers to Pave the Way for Continuous and Business Transformation

In today’s business scenario, organizations that don’t adopt a mobile-first strategy and deliver exceptional user experiences tend to perish. Gartner …

PAVE

Detroit Community Group is Combating the Racial Digital Divide and the Loss of Net Neutrality by Building a Local Internet Infrastructure

Detroit, like many other large urban centers across the country, certainly has its share of low-income and underserved communities. And like its …

African-American News

7 Shifts to Closing the Digital Divide

There has been a lot of discussion about screen time, iPad usage, traditional versus new teaching strategies. The debate really centers around the …

Education

The other digital divide: Italy’s web tax 2017-11-24 | Espresso

Nov 23rd 2017<p>Continue reading today's edition<p>Download the app here. Five stories, five days a week, straight to your iPhone or Android smartphone.

Economics