Opinion: Amid a digital divide, we must connect American communities for the future
The gap between those who have access to high-speed internet services and those who do not is most evident in rural, remote areas.
Tens of thousands of Colorado kids still lack internet access. State stimulus dollars will only offer a short-term fix.
Lawmakers are devoting $20 million to help improve internet connectivity for students. Education leaders are grateful, but say the money won’t solve the root of the issue: inadequate infrastructure.
Colorado unemployment benefits site back online after outage due to expired domain
The coworkforce.com page that unemployed workers request benefits expired on Nov. 28
Subsidized broadband program speeds up, but Colorado customers must upgrade to keep discount
The federal Lifeline program provides $9.25 to low-income consumers for wireless or broadband service. But the FCC’s upgrade on Dec. 1 may leave some CenturyLink or mobile customers behind -- and with higher bills.
As 2020 Census approaches finish line, Colorado looks to close the gap of who’s undercounted
While final results won’t be available for months, self-response rates are showing mixed results compared to 2010
Why thousands of Colorado students disconnected from school despite hotspots and internet deals
Some lawmakers, superintendents, and education advocates are calling for a fundamental shift in the way Colorado thinks about internet access
Nicolais: Struggling higher education institutions could learn a thing or two from my brother
After spending nearly fifteen years developing online education courses for Harvard, my younger brother sees more opportunity than despair in the current environment
Opinion: Bridging the digital divide will accelerate learning and economic growth
Colorado will miss its goal to hit 92% broadband coverage in rural areas by June
Sussing out which parts of the state barely have service is a guessing game. But several gigabit internet projects in the works could fill gaps.
Little-known internet network plans Western Colorado expansion to link students, nonprofits to supercomputers
Front Range-based GigaPop wants to team with local governments on the Western Slope to improve broadband in rural Colorado. It’s looking for funding for the $2.2 million project.
Opinion: You’re reading this online, but not every Colorado family can. Public-minded TV is still here to educate children.
Opinion: The coronavirus is magnifying the equity gaps between Colorado students
Internet service in western Colorado was so terrible that towns and counties built their own telecom
The new 481-mile rural Project Thor network is complete -- and run by a regional government council. It’s the opposite of what a state law intended 15 years ago
How do you study online without a computer or internet access? It’s a reality for many Colorado kids.
As school districts roll out online learning after coronavirus shut down schools, about 55,000 Colorado students don’t have access to a device and 64,000 don’t have access to the internet
Cable industry counting on NBC’s new Peacock streaming service to keep your attention — and dollars
Even with the splintered cable market where broadband is more profitable than video, content is still king.
CenturyLink, Comcast suspend internet data cap during coronavirus crisis
Area internet service providers say their networks are ready for heavy home use during COVID-19 containment. “The network is built for this,” Comcast says.
Writing a term paper on a cell phone? For Colorado college students forced off campus by coronavirus, that may be the best option.
As Colorado universities shift to online classes to shield themselves from COVID-19, students lacking computers and internet access may have to get creative
Rural Colorado sees more broadband options coming online. But getting up to speed is taking longer than anticipated in some areas.
The expansion goes nicely with the state’s goal to get rural Colorado up to speed -- to 92% by June from 87% today