Tag: Long Beach Post

To Bridge the Digital Divide, Some Cities Have Taken the Matter Into Their Own Hands

When the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee decided to build out a fiber network, its aim wasn’t to become the fastest internet service provider in the United States. In…

Is Lack of Competition to Blame for High Cost, Slow Broadband Speeds in Long Beach?

In Long Beach, choices seem to be endless. If you’re looking for single-origin cold brew coffee sold inside a brick-laden storefront, there are plenty to choose from. Need…

Three Long Beach Residents Discuss Why They Choose to Live on the Other Side of the Digital Divide

Today, 13 percent of Americans do not use the internet, a number that has changed little over the past three years, according to the Pew Research Center. Compared…

For Minorities, The Digital Divide Is Growing As Adoption Rates Increase For Everyone Else

Leaning against his walking cane, Fernando Miramontes waited in line at the help desk inside the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library in central Long Beach hoping for an extension….