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May 12

What Challenges Are We Still Facing in Seniors Getting Online

WASHINGTON Thursday May 17 2012 – Nearly two years after the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s (ARRA) broadband deployment and adoption projects were funded and the National Broadband Plan was adopted, we are still dealing with 100 million Americans who do not receive broadband in the home.  While 65% of the population uses broadband, only 35% of Americans 65 and older are online.   Government officials and industry representatives met on Tuesday morning to discuss the need for seniors to embrace technological development, the adoption efforts geared toward senior citizens, and whether or not those efforts are working.

http://broadbandbreakfast.com/2012/05/what-challenges-are-we-still-facing-for-seniors-getting-online-what-have-we-learned-and-what-are-the-remaining-obstacles/

 
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