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broadband

high-speed Internet access that is always on and faster than the traditional dial-up access. The Federal Communications Commission defines basic broadband as transmission speeds of at least 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. (Federal Communications Commission).

 

digital divide

the economic, educational and social inequalities between those who have computers and online access and those who do not. (Merriam-Webster)

 

digital equity 

a state in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy. (National Digital Inclusion Alliance)

 

 

Legislation and Policy

Legislative Session Summary

The 2021 Broadband Legislative Summary was prepared by our Legislative Liaison, Kate Sneed.

2021 Broadband Legislative Summary

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