Digital divide creates a new underclass
Read our blog post, "Digital divide creates a new underclass
", to learn more about our keynote speaker, Dr. Nicol Turner Lee.
We have a digital divide problem in this country that impacts both urban and rural America, explains Nicol Turner Lee, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution. "In urban areas, we see the lack of competition among broadband providers that inflates the pricing of broadband services. In rural areas, we see a combination of geographic terrain issues and affordability concerns for people when it comes to accessing jobs and other income opportunities."