The old machines you’re no longer using can help fill the hardware gap for rural students and families. Your community can easily start a similar give-away program. Folks around the southeast Texas city of La Grange will tell you how.Read More...
Broadband and Technology
Rural America sees a chance to build out its broadband infrastructure using the momentum of coronavirus federal aid.
The internet must be free, open and available to "everyone, everywhere, every time," according to one of the participants in a Daily Yonder/Rural Assembly online event. Here's a recap of our second Livestream Conversation.
A new dataset gives researchers a different way to measure internet use. What they’ve found is that when the number of “online ventures” goes up, so does the county’s prosperity.
School and business closures have intensified the broadband access issues of some rural families. In Eastern Kentucky, three small companies are part of a movement to build new wifi hotspots to meet the demand.
Look back on what our livestream panel had to say about rural broadband in the time of Covid-19, and don't miss part two this week for continuing conversation on where we go from here.
Join us at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 16 for a conversation about rural communities' broadband experiences during the pandemic.
Tribes have a rare opportunity to acquire a spectrum license that normally goes to the highest bidder. It could be the first step to building out locally controlled broadband.
Connectivity and job types give urban employees an advantage in shifting to remote work in response to the pandemic.
With online tools filling the void left by social distancing, rural America's lack of affordable broadband is more obvious than ever. Policy analyst Harold Feld says the best way to address the nation's health emergency is to provide a…