Falling through the net: defining the digital divide
Corporate Name: United States. National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Publisher: National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1999
Material Type: Government Document
Intended Audience: Policy Maker
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: Telecommunications; Access to Information
This is the third national study of the use of computers and the Internet by the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA). A key finding is a large and growing "digital divide" between races and economic classes. Community access centers such as schools, libraries and other public access points will play an important role. the main sections of the report are: household access; Internet access and usage, and challenges ahead.
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