North Carolina launches digital equity and literacy office
The new office will be led by Jeremy Collins, the state’s director of innovative connectivity.
State officials say they're expanding broadband 'quicker, better and faster' than feds
A panel of state broadband officials and legislators said they want more clarity from the federal government when it comes to broadband expansion.
North Carolina House passes 'historic' broadband investment
The North Carolina House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that promises $750 million in funding for broadband expansion.
Collaboration is key for state broadband officials
State broadband officials said during a NASCIO panel that cooperation among federal, state and local partners is a crucial element of deployment.
FCC approves $7.1 billion in broadband funds for schools and libraries
The new fund for schools and libraries to improve their internet and devices was approved as part of the American Rescue Plan.
Broadband stratified by demographics and income in California, survey finds
Researchers at the University of Southern California found at-home broadband access varies greatly by income and race, despite overall improvements statewide.
State and local officials don't trust ISPs to close digital divide, poll finds
State and local leaders want their communities — not national ISPs — to be in charge of broadband expansion, according to a new survey.
New Jersey says digital divide among students is 'closed'
Gov. Phil Murphy said every single K-12 public school student now has access to the internet and devices to connect to virtual classrooms.
NYC asks companies to expand broadband across the city
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city wants telecommunications companies to use city assets, like street poles, to expand broadband access.