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About 30 percent of Americans – many of whom are living near or below the poverty line – are without broadband access at home. Experts have identified three primary barriers to broadband adoption: a lack of understanding of how the Internet is relevant and useful to one’s daily life, the cost of a home computer and the cost of Internet service. 152 more words


¡Internet para Todos!

Muchos jóvenes que necesitan Internet para hacer sus tareas no tienen este servicio en sus hogares ya que no lo pueden pagar. En Estados Unidos hay 80 millones de personas que no tienen suficientes recursos económicos para pagar el servicio de Internet en casa. 132 more words


B.o.B Surprises Alcott College Prep High School Students Participating in "Get Schooled, Get Connected Challenge"

Grammy-nominated artist helps Get Schooled, Internet Essentials and community-based organizations in Chicago motivate students to prepare for college…

Get Schooled, Internet Essentials and several community-based organizations (CBOs) joined Grammy-nominated artist B.o.B today at Chicago’s Alcott College Prep to celebrate the midway point of the “Get Schooled, Get Connected Challenge” in the city. 933 more words

2014 Press Releases

Comcast/TWC merger should require free Internet for the poor, pols say

New York City politicians also want gigabit service.

New York politicians say Comcast shouldn’t be allowed to buy Time Warner Cable unless it provides free Internet service to all residents of public housing. 345 more words


Sharing Important News About Broadband Access to Important Communities

Click on the pictures for links to the special report.

Click on the pictures for links to the reports.

According to a 2012 Pew Research Center report, Asian Americans and Latinos are the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States.   158 more words

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