Articles by tag: internet access

Bridging the Digital Divide Will Depend Heavily on the Future of Rural Broadband Expansion

rural broadband expansion

High-speed internet access is synonymous with economic prosperity, however, the disparity in broadband infrastructure between urban and rural communities has never been more pronounced. As the digital revolution marches on, the divide widens, leaving rural communities deep in the shadows of technological advancement. But this stark reality centers an urgent call to action, spearheaded by…

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Software & Technology
The N50 Project — Facilitating Worldwide Connectivity for the Next 50 Percent of the Globe

Even in today’s digital era, connectivity remains an issue for many individuals. Studies have shown that most of the world has access to a 3G network (at minimum), yet 3.4 billion people choose not to connect to the internet. How are digital companies spurring the movement to connect those in the far-reaching corners of the…

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Education & EdTech
AT&T Launches The Achievery to Enhance the K-12 Virtual Learning Experience

The inequities of the digital divide and its impact on low-income students became mainstream news during the pandemic. The overnight shift to a national lockdown requiring students to attend school virtually put a spotlight on the lack of internet access across the U.S. In fact, “one in five teens, ages 13 to 17, reported…

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Full Circle Healthcare
Full Circle Healthcare: Reliable Broadband Essential to Rural Renaissance

With more people staying and working from home, the pandemic heightened the need for broadband access, especially in underserved communities, such as those located in rural areas. However, this is no new issue for those living there. Could Government programs such as the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) and The Infrastructure and Jobs Act…

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Better Broadband
Better Broadband with Clearfield: The Current State of Rural Broadband

We know broadband is expanding, even in rural areas. It can be difficult, however, to know exactly how much it’s expanding and how customers are getting access. The NRTC commissioned a Broadband Benchmarking Report to learn just that. Among other things, they found that consumers certainly are eager to buy broadband services, especially in rural…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Merging traditional craftsmanship with modern entrepreneurship
Culture and Craftsmanship with Sabah Founder Mickey Ashmore
May 28, 2024

In an age where mass production dominates, the art of craftsmanship and its profound impact on culture and community is increasingly rare. This rarity has brought craftsmanship into the spotlight, as consumers and creators alike seek authenticity in a digital world. At the heart of this movement is Sabah, a brand that has successfully…

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Comprehensive Tech Solutions Drive Efficiency in Dredge Logistics
May 28, 2024

The latest episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, dives deep into the complexities of dredge logistics with Toni Careccio, the Chief Customer Officer at PortPro. This discussion couldn’t be more timely in a world where supply chain efficiency is paramount. With many dredge companies still relying on outdated methods such as paper…

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Futurist Prediction for Healthcare…The Rise of the Bionic Doctor!
May 28, 2024

The concept of the bionic doctor is gaining momentum in the world of healthcare, reflecting a significant shift towards integrating advanced technology with traditional medical practices. This evolution marks a critical point in medical history on the cusp of a transformative era where technology enhances human capabilities, making healthcare more precise, personalized, and effective….

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