January 21, 2021

New Report, Statistics: “Mapping the Digital Divide” (U.S.)

The report (embedded below), Mapping the Digital Divide, was released by the White House Council of Economic Advisers on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Later that day President Obama announced the launch of the Launch of ConnectHome Initiative. Mapping the Digital Divide See Also: Digital Divide: “Obama Program to Connect Public Housing Residents to Web” See […]

Call on Congress: A New/Free Telephone Service to Access Info About the U.S. Congress

Yet another impressive, important, and useful service from the Sunlight Foundation! Kudos! The Sunlight Foundation created Call on Congress to help bridge the “digital divide” by giving anyone with a phone line a free and meaningful way to understand their government and hold elected officials accountable. The Call on Congress web page mentions that the […]

New World Economic Forum Report and Data Set Looks at Emergence of a New Digital Divide

Direct to: The Global Information Technology Report 2012 Direct to Network Readiness Index 2012 Data Platform (Interactive, Visualizations) via a WEF News Release: Despite efforts over the past decade to develop information and communications technologies (ICT) infrastructure in developing economies, a new digital divide in terms of ICT impacts persists, according to the latest rankings […]

Statistics: New Government Report Looks at Broadband Adoption in U.S. and Shows Digital Divide Persists

Update (November 15): European Commission claims 95 per cent of citizens have broadband access (via V3.co.uk) Now, to U.S. broadband statistics: From the NTIA Blog: The Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a report today entitled Exploring the Digital Nation: Computer and Internet Use at Home (PDF). This […]