FCC: Broadband Rollout Benefits Urban Elite

High-speed internet links are penetrating wealthy, urban neighborhoods at a faster rate than poor and rural areas.

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August 28, 2000, 11:15 AM PDT

By Taub Urban Res…


According to a new report issued last week by the Federal Communications Commission, new high-speed Internet technologies like cable modems and Digital Subscriber Lines are being rapidly deployed in wealthy urban and suburban neighborhoods at the expense of poor inner-city and rural areas.

Thanks to Telecom-Cities Research Network Taub Urban Research Center, New York University

Friday, August 25, 2000 in The Financial Times

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