Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide [electronic resource] : Federal Assistance Programs.

Author
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2007.
Description
35 p. : digital, PDF file.

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Examines the issue of broadband Internet access and the "digital divide," a term used to describe the lack of access to and use of telecommunications technologies among low-income and other underserved communities. Considers the Federal role in telecommunications development, including FCC and Rural Utilities Service programs. Summarizes legislation in the 109th and 110th Congresses regarding broadband deployment assistance, and examines related policy issues.
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  • CRS Report.
  • Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection.
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