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Free Broadband Creates New Opportunities for Cities and Low-Income Residents

Feb 03, 2017 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

How do you make your city a leader in the 21st century economy? Ensure that all residents have a fast internet connection and the freedom to innovate.

Thats the reasoning behind New York Citys $10 million initiative to bring high-speed internet to the citys poorest citizens, starting with those who reside at Queensbridge North and South, which together make up the largest public housing development in the nation.

All told, Queensbridge houses more than 6,500 residents, spreading over...