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By Roberto Gallardo

A New Way to Measure the Divide

The 10 counties that suffer most from the digital divide – the gap between the haves and have-nots of digital access and use – are all rural. How do we know? Because a new tool, the Digital Divide Index, tells us so. Researcher Roberto…

Study: Trends in Rural Businesses

The number of businesses in counties outside metropolitan areas is generally in decline. But assets such as rural gathering places, natural amenities and strategic use of broadband could help change that trend.