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Smart Cities Week 2017: How to Bridge the Digital Divide…

Think about where the Wi-Fi hotspots are in your town: the public library, the school, coffee shops downtown. But as connectivity becomes faster, smarter and more attainable in many areas, in other, less affluent parts of the city and country, it’s still out of reach in many ways.“Digitization is also producing digital divides,” said Bas Boorsma, digitization lead for North Europe at Cisco and author of the book A New Digital Deal, speaking at the “Bridging the Digital Divide: Best Practices in Broadband, Public WiFi and Digital Literacy” panel at the Smart Cities Week conference in Washington, D.C.

Source: Smart Cities Week 2017: How to Bridge the Digital Divide Amid a Smart City Revolution | StateTech Magazine

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