The Seattle Medium: 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. 

Read the full article on The Seattle Medium here.

Watch: The Future is 5G Webinar

On December 8th, the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Verizon State Government Affairs hosted a webinar with experts from education, healthcare and wireless communication in a conversation focused on the benefits of 5G and how 5G will spur innovation. Click to view the webinar.

Speakers:
Remarks by Nancy Donohue, Director of Government and Community Affairs, Cambridge Chamber of Commerce
Moderator: Joe Shannon, Government Affairs Manager – New England: Crown Castle  
Jose Escobar, Director Smart Communities: Verizon
Phil Raymond, Connected Care Connectivity Leader: Philips
Isaac Van Wesep, President: TeacherMade

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