Archive for March, 2010

The Economic Impact of Digital Exclusion

March 5, 2010
a whitepaper by:

Digital Impact Group
digitalimpactgroup.org
Econsult Corporation
econsult.com

In the US, over 100 million individuals representing over 40 million households do not use broadband because they cannot access it, cannot afford it, do not know how to use it, or are not aware of its benefits. This “digital divide” is costly not only for the digitally excluded but for businesses, government, and the nation as a whole. READ MORE

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Community launches support portal for Google gigabit fiber

An article that appeared on
Technically Philly – March 3, 2010
Written by: Brian James Kirk

After announcing last week its intent to apply to be a test bed for Google’s ultra-high speed fiber, city officials have collaborated with community developers to launch an external initiative to drum up buzz for its proposal. READ MORE

Philadelphia to apply for Google’s experimental ultra-high speed broadband

An article that appeared on
Technically Philly – March 3, 2010
Written by: Brian James Kirk

“Let’s light this joint up,” city Chief Technology Officer Allan Frank said, throwing his hands in the air and walking off stage at the fifth Ignite Philly, seemingly surprised by the cheers and laughs the slide earned. READ MORE

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