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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)

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