February 10, 2022
by Dan McCue
WASHINGTON — A new report from a Washington-based nonprofit offers a blueprint for how states and cities can most effectively address inequities in access to high-speed Internet with funding newly made available by the federal government.
Published by the New DealForum, “Bridging the Digital Divide: Policy Proposals to Increase Broadband Access for All,” calls for state and local policymakers to improve mapping and data collection, build new broadband networks in unserved and underserved communities, strive to innovate when it comes to affordability and adoption and enhance the digital skills in their respective communities.
Prepared by the Forum’s Broadband Task Force, the report highlights a number of case studies from states, counties….