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Proud graduates, elected officials, staff and partners celebrated the private/public partnership bringing together training, computers and 4G wireless.
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Digital Literacy and the New 2014 GED Testing
In 2014 not only will adult learners need to register and pay online, they will take the 5 sections of the high school equivalency test on computers. Find out more through our nationwide webinar:
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Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) Supporting Libraries
Senator Reed announces WILL Act during the BBRI digital literacy training at Cranston Public Library
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Mapping Economic Development
High speed Internet in the new Link development of Providence, RI, ranks No. 2 in the nation.
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Library Digital Literacy Training
Executive Director, digital literacy trainer and mentor, Ed Garcia, at the Cranston Public Library.
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Closing the Digital Divide
Providence seniors cross over the digital divide at the Providence Rochambeau Library
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New Broadband Fiber in RI
Through the OSHEAN network over 400 miles of new fiber has been installed throughout Rhode Island connecting members and community anchor institutions.
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Parent Engagement Labs
Parent kick-off night for a school-wide parent engagement digital literacy lab at Pleasant View elementary school in Providence, RI.
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Online Business Incubator (OBI)
The BBRI online business incubator is a pilot to explore how to assist small businesses in using the Internet.
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Solo Learner Using a Broadband Connection
The BBRI online business incubator (OBI) will provide micro entrepreneurs in the urban, underserved business community the tools to use the Internet in their businesses.
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Broadband RI White Paper



NEW: World Bank Broadband Policy Toolkit

In June 2014, the World Bank released the first Broadband Strategies Toolkit, a guide for policy-makers, regulators, and other relevant stakeholders as they address issues related to broadband development and Internet use. It also includes Broadband Policy Approaches and strategy options as well as addresses the issue of broadband as a public good and affordable universal access.

National Broadband Map

Broadband Map

Connecting consumers and industry with useful information about broadband where they live and work. See how Rhode Island appears on the national map.

Read more about The National Broadband Map in the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars report, "The National Broadband Map, A Case Study on Open Innovation for National Policy".

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Funded By: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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