Digital Divides

June 26th, 2016

The internet and its disconnects

June 26th, 2016

Not everyone is online.

How Romania brought broadband to a whole country—and who got left behind

June 26th, 2016

Romania has some of the best broadband connectivity in the world. So why are so many of its citizens still offline?

The Lifeline program, “Obamaphones,” and the struggle to provide broadband for all Americans

June 26th, 2016

For more than 30 years, a U.S. government program has helped provide connectivity to the poor. It recently expanded to provide broadband access—but critics want to shut it down.

Can technology and a new way of teaching help Ghana’s schools?

June 26th, 2016

In the African country, an ambitious program uses video conferencing to train underfunded and overwhelmed teachers. But is it enough?

The digital future of work is leaving the poor behind

June 26th, 2016

Telecommuting is putting an end to long commutes—for everyone but those who need it most.

Reimagining the future of payphones in New York

June 26th, 2016

LinkNYC is a game-changer for New Yorkers who struggle to pay for Internet access.

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