Digital divide

“Overland-Tandberg Collaborates with AT&T to Bridge the Digital Divide for Underserved Communities”

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:30pm

This is the first of more than 20 Connected Learning Centers that AT&T plans to house in local community organizations.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first of more than 20 Connected Learning Centers that AT&T plans to house in local community organizations.
  • As of now, centers are planned to open in Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Miami and San Francisco.
  • Access to technology has never been more important in allowing communities to participate in todays digital ecosystem.
  • Dell Technologies (NYSE:DELL) helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work, live and play.

AT&T Expands Efforts to Bridge the Digital Divide in Communities Across the Nation

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

This expansion follows the announcement of the AT&T Connected Learning program in April, which is part of our three year $2 billion commitment to bridge the digital divide through efforts that promote broadband affordability, accessibility and adoption.

Key Points: 
  • This expansion follows the announcement of the AT&T Connected Learning program in April, which is part of our three year $2 billion commitment to bridge the digital divide through efforts that promote broadband affordability, accessibility and adoption.
  • Millions of students struggle with virtual learning, because of poor internet connections at home, lack of laptops or other devices, and poor digital literacy skills.
  • These gaps have been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced millions of families to attend school and work remotely.
  • Together, we're investing the resources necessary to deliver the vital training and infrastructure needed to help bridge the digital divide for underserved communities across the country."

Massachusetts and Verizon enable new digital inclusion program

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:30pm

Verizon will provide turnkey connectivity, devices and other solutions available to eligible families who lack access to the internet.

Key Points: 
  • Verizon will provide turnkey connectivity, devices and other solutions available to eligible families who lack access to the internet.
  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts joins the Georgia Department of Education in Verizons program of sponsor-state agreements with state agencies and not-for-profit organizations to enable communities to provide low-income residents with internet access in a fast, simple way.
  • Under the Massachusetts agreement, state agencies or not-for-profit organizations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, D.C. can participate in this program.
  • This digital inclusion program is modeled after the Verizon Distance Learning program, which provided access to reliable, affordable Internet connections and solutions for more than 38 million students in 40 states and the District of Columbia during the pandemic.

Murray School District Has Launched the First-In-The-Nation Private LTE Network Using Baicells to Eliminate the Digital Divide

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 6:23pm

Utilizing CBRS spectrum, the Murray School District has built a fixed-wireless LTE network using Baicells hardware to provide high-speed internet access to all 6000 students.

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  • Utilizing CBRS spectrum, the Murray School District has built a fixed-wireless LTE network using Baicells hardware to provide high-speed internet access to all 6000 students.
  • Boasting one of the first private LTE networks in the nation, Murray School District's initiative to better connect its students launched in January of 2021.
  • Utilizing a combination of Baicells Nova 436Q base stations coupled with a variety of Atom CPEs and other connectivity solutions the school has taken incredible strides to eliminate the digital divide.
  • "Baicells has been an amazing partner for the Murray School District LTE rollout," said Jason Eyre, the school's CTO.

Forbes’ 2021 Under 30 Summit, Presented By Rocket Mortgage, Returns To Detroit To Celebrate A Decade Of Under 30

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:21pm

Forbes today announced its upcoming flagship Under 30 Summit , presented by Rocket Mortgage, will return in-person to Detroit, taking place October 10-12, 2021 at the historic Detroit Opera House.

Key Points: 
  • Forbes today announced its upcoming flagship Under 30 Summit , presented by Rocket Mortgage, will return in-person to Detroit, taking place October 10-12, 2021 at the historic Detroit Opera House.
  • The Under 30 Summit is a key component of Forbes yearlong 10th anniversary celebration of Under 30 that started with the launch of the 2021 30 Under 30 list.
  • Feature events at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit include:
    Forbes Under 30 Music Festival, a tradition which will kick off the summit.
  • Grammy-nominated musician, Jack Harlow will headline the 2021 Forbes Under 30 Music Festival, which will take place on the evening of October 10.

StreetCode Academy Launches First-Ever pNFT; Pioneers New Model for Nonprofit Fundraising

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:00pm

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- StreetCode Academy (StreetCode) today launches the world's first series of pNFTs (Philanthropic NFTs) for auction, launching a new fundraising model.

Key Points: 
  • PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- StreetCode Academy (StreetCode) today launches the world's first series of pNFTs (Philanthropic NFTs) for auction, launching a new fundraising model.
  • Many companies have yet to deploy the resources they've committed, unsure of how to effectively bridge the digital divide.
  • "I love StreetCode Academy what they do, what they stand for, and the heart behind it all.
  • StreetCode aims to demonstrate NFT's massive potential as an innovative fundraising tool by raising $100K in this landmark pNFT launch.

C Spire completes construction of 225-mile fiber optic cable route along Gulf Coast

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:16pm

C Spire officials said completion of the route is the third major fiber long haul project covering the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts, adding to major routes already existing along U.S.

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  • C Spire officials said completion of the route is the third major fiber long haul project covering the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts, adding to major routes already existing along U.S.
  • Highways 98 and 45.The latest route also provides fiber backbone to the company's cell sites and resilience and redundancy for the network.
  • "Along with C Spire's other long-haul builds in West Alabama, this new fiber will help to alleviate Alabama's painful lack of accessible long-haul and middle-mile fiber infrastructure."
  • Local business and community economic development leaders praised C Spire's continued fiber expansion in Alabama.

HPE Survey Finds 76% of Doctors and Nurses Believe Telehealth Will Dominate Patient Care in Near Future

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:00pm

In this new paradigm of modern healthcare, however, organizations face compounding pressures to quickly adapt while still making progress toward long-term business, data management, and patient care objectives.

Key Points: 
  • In this new paradigm of modern healthcare, however, organizations face compounding pressures to quickly adapt while still making progress toward long-term business, data management, and patient care objectives.
  • Data from HPEs Future of Healthcare Survey shows 84% of ITDMs agree the pandemic has accelerated their organization's digital transformation.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic sparked a huge increase in telehealth adoption, enabling healthcare organizations to continue to provide patient care outside of traditional healthcare settings.
  • This demonstrates the importance of a fast, efficient edge network where the delivery of quality patient care remains the top priority.

Intracom Telecom Announces Distributor Partnership with Winncom Technologies for North America

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:30pm

ATHENS, Greece, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, has announced a partnership with Winncom Technologies, a worldwide networking solutions distributor, to promote Intracom Telecom's advanced 5th generation Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) platform, the WiBAS G5, to address demand for cutting-edge business and residential solutions across North America.

Key Points: 
  • ATHENS, Greece, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, has announced a partnership with Winncom Technologies, a worldwide networking solutions distributor, to promote Intracom Telecom's advanced 5th generation Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) platform, the WiBAS G5, to address demand for cutting-edge business and residential solutions across North America.
  • It is noted that bothcompanies will be present at the CCA's Annual Convention 2021, taking place in Phoenix, Arizona in North America (September 20-22) at Intracom Telecom's stand #2802.
  • Winncom Technologies is a worldwide distributor and provider of complete networking solutions, wireless and wired.
  • Intracom Telecom is also active in the public and private sectors providing security integrated systems for critical infrastructure protection and border surveillance.

Intracom Telecom Announces Distributor Partnership with Winncom Technologies for North America

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:30pm

ATHENS, Greece, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, has announced a partnership with Winncom Technologies, a worldwide networking solutions distributor, to promote Intracom Telecom's advanced 5th generation Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) platform, the WiBAS G5, to address demand for cutting-edge business and residential solutions across North America.

Key Points: 
  • ATHENS, Greece, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, has announced a partnership with Winncom Technologies, a worldwide networking solutions distributor, to promote Intracom Telecom's advanced 5th generation Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) platform, the WiBAS G5, to address demand for cutting-edge business and residential solutions across North America.
  • It is noted that bothcompanies will be present at the CCA's Annual Convention 2021, taking place in Phoenix, Arizona in North America (September 20-22) at Intracom Telecom's stand #2802.
  • Winncom Technologies is a worldwide distributor and provider of complete networking solutions, wireless and wired.
  • Intracom Telecom is also active in the public and private sectors providing security integrated systems for critical infrastructure protection and border surveillance.