Bridging the digital divide: Three questions community leaders should consider
By Robert Van Geons
American City & County
April 15, 2021
As nearly every aspect of our society becomes more reliant on technology, the need for ubiquitous, data-rich connectivity is imperative, even as the definition of broadband continues to evolve. The opportunity gap between those who have affordable access to advanced digital infrastructure and those who do not continue to grow, leaving many behind. Community leaders have an obligation to create a community-wide strategy that addresses the digital divide.