Inner-City

New York's Cuomo administration wants every state resident to be able to access broadband by 2019, but will the push encourage Verizon to build out FiOS in upstate cities?
The New York Public Library will help to bridge the digital divide by allocating 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to low-income families.
School officials in Tennessee have found that merely handing out iPads and Chromebooks does not in itself close the digital divide.
Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) hopes to provide low-income students with home Internet, using the same system of public assistance that underwrites other necessities.
New York's de Blasio administration won approval to replace its system of public pay phones with a network of high-speed Wi-Fi kiosks, called Links.
A Federal Administrative Law Judge ruled late Thursday that Cablevision and its CEO James Dolan had broken multiple labor laws in an attempt to stop workers in Brooklyn and the Bronx from unionizing.
New York City plans to replace public pay phones with a network of high-speed, multi-purpose Wi-Fi kiosks called Links.
A new analysis found that in some cities as many as 40 percent of all households have no Internet. And the median ? among 176 cities sampled ? is over 20 percent without Internet.
In high-tech San Francisco low-income people are being forced out as housing costs rise at 20 percent a year and the average 2013 monthly rent was $3,396.
Although many factors go into the digital divide, it appears that the high price of U.S. broadband relegates low-income urban families to the wrong side of the tracks.