Legislators And Educators Hold Roundtable On Closing ‘Digital Divide’ In BaltimoreOfficials and educators in Baltimore are trying to close what they call the digital divide.
Town Hall Seeks Ideas For Bridging Digital DivideBefore going to bed at night, Denise Parker likes to check and make sure her telephone is working. She picks up the landline in her Randallstown home that she’d lived in for over 20 years and listens for a dial tone.
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Launches Transform HowardHoward County Executive Calvin ball launched "Transform Howard," a digital equity initiative to expand digital inclusion and increase community access to the internet on Monday.
Maryland Officials Highlight Office To Close Digital DivideMaryland officials are highlighting a new Office of Statewide Broadband to help close the digital divide.
St. Mary's Outreach Center Helps Seniors Navigate The Internet Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe digital divide has only become more pronounced during the COVID-19 pandemic, with much of the world now online.
Community Partners Team Up To Bring WiFi To South Baltimore Families In NeedGetting people connected online has never been more important.
Pratt Library To Offer Free Internet To 50 Baltimore Homes During COVID-19 PandemicThe Enoch Pratt Free Library announced a new project Friday morning to help those in Baltimore going without Internet during the coronavirus pandemic.
Baltimore City Council Request Investigation Into Comcast's Alleged Price GougingThree Baltimore City councilmembers now want Maryland's Attorney General Brian Frosh to investigate Comcast for alleged price gouging.
Local Church Helps Provide Baltimore's Ashburton Community With Reliable Internet AccessThe COVID-19 pandemic has proved the importance of reliable internet access. Now, members of Baltimore's Ashburton community can connect to WiFi for free.
Maryland Lawmakers Say It’s Time To Close The Digital DivideState officials since 2018 have been addressing rural access issues where broadband infrastructure does not yet exist. But lawmakers who say progress has been too slow are already earmarking legislation that would address statewide broadband access.
UMB Helps Bring Free WiFi To West BaltimoreWest Baltimore is better connected to the internet thanks to a partnership with the University of Maryland Baltimore and Project Waves.
Baltimore City Leaders Call On Comcast To Increase Internet Options For Low-Income Students Amid Coronavirus PandemicAs the coronavirus pandemic continues, Baltimore City’s digital divide is still apparent, as students voiced their displeasure at City Hall Tuesday morning.
Coronavirus And Schools: Officials Trying To Close 'Homework Gap' Amid PandemicPublic schools in Maryland and elsewhere are racing to get their students as much as they need in an effort to keep the learning going during the coronavirus pandemic.