Community Broadband Media Roundup - April 20


Digital divide leaves rural and poor Sonoma County students with no Internet connection by Yousef Baig, The Press Democrat



Internet service in western Colorado was so terrible that towns and counties built their own telecom by Tamara Chuang, Colorado Sun


How do you study online without a computer or Internet access? It’s a reality for many Colorado kids by Erica Brenlin, Colorado Sun 



Connecticut opens investigation into Frontier's business practices by Peter Cameron, Sun Prairie Star



Schools, donors rush to fill 'digital divide' and keep students learning during closures by Arika Herron, IndyStar


Unpaid bills put free Internet offers out of reach for some Indianapolis families by Stephanie Wang and Dylan Peers McCoy, Chalkbeat



To the bookmobile! Library delivers Wi-Fi to those in need by Brianna Childers, Government Technology 



7 Vermont towns comprise new community broadband group, WCAX3



US's digital divide 'is going to kill people' as Covid-19 exposes inequalities by Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian


Communities working to close the digital divide amid COVID-19 by Tim Sandle, Digital Journal 


Report underscores role of state policy in broadband expansion by Kathryn de Wit & Dan Kitson, Pew Trusts


Opinion: FCC’s better broadband mapping is needed upgrade, Government Technology 


Help is on the way: Rural broadband funding update by Kara Mullaley, Broadband Communities 


I live in rural America cut off from the Internet. The pandemic has made me more isolated than ever by Karie Fugett, Vox


AT&T gave FCC false broadband-coverage data in parts of 20 states by Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica 


Lack of Internet exposes digital divide, The Community Voice