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

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2005.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (56 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Internet.
Technological innovations.
Telecommunication -- Law and legislation.
Summary:
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 Department of Commerce, FCC, and Rural Utilities Service programs. Summarizes legislation in the 108th and 109th Congresses regarding broadband deployment assistance, and examines related policy issues.
Notes:
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.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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