This post was originally published on the TechSoup blog. Because this ruling directly affects digital inclusion efforts, we thought our library audience would also be interested.
In The Tech That Will Change 2016, I boldly predicted that this is the year that the digital divide will finally be bridged in the United States.
I based this largely on a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed rule change to expand theUniversal Lifeline Program to include affordable $9.25-a-month home broadband.
Well, the FCC did it! The new rule was passed today, finally making home broadband affordable to nearly everyone.