Weekly Citizen: 5G and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Could Help End the Digital Divide

By Hazel Trice Edney, 4/8/22

The last two years have underlined what we already knew: the digital divide in America is real and has consequences for millions of Americans. An affordable, reliable connection is imperative in participating in the 21st century economy, and those families relying on mobile-only access are falling behind. Often, they cannot attend class online or seek a career opportunity that offers the possibility of working remotely. And as more services, job applications, and infrastructure moves online, the gap is only widening. 

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Built in Chicago: Get to Know 8 of Chicago Tech’s Newest Execs and Directors

While the press releases announcing these hires often contain this information, you can learn far more by going straight to the source. For example, Mike Trevino, the new president and CTO of Affinitiv, described to Built In how his “servant” leadership style looks in action. “Its application is really very simple: jump in, lead by example and set an aggressive but sustainable cadence,” Trevino said.

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