Indiana Gov. Holcomb gives rural broadband a $100 million boost

Published by StateScoop on February 22, 2019 by Colin Wood  Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday a $100 million project to improve broadband access for the state’s rural residents. The initiative, which is being branded as Next Level Broadband program, is part of a broader $1 billion infrastructure initiative announced by the governor’s office in September. The $100 million dedication …

FCC claims rural broadband access is improving

Published by F3News on February 20, 2019 The FCC has been working to speed up the rollout of broadband infrastructure through initiatives such as the Connect America Fund. Meanwhile, the federal government last week announced a multi-agency strategy to bring broadband to the millions of Americans who don’t currently have access to it, particularly in rural areas. “For the past two …

A Conversation with the Founder of Black Girls Code

The following is a transcript from Broadband Conversation – a podcast hosted by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.  She talked with Kimberly Bryant, the founder of Black Girls Code, on October 31, 2018.  Bryant and Rosenwercel discussed “how we can encourage more girls, especially girls of color, to be interested in technology and how through that work we can help close the …

Celebrating Black History Month: How Technology Can Help Uplift Minorities in Higher Education

Bowling Green, KY. (Febuary 4, 2019) – There’s no denying that technology has changed the way we live. One area it has changed tremendously is higher education. Tech programs, services, and high-speed internet have helped different groups, including minority students, grow and develop a better sense of community and education. As a college student myself, I wanted to learn how this growth in …