Getting connected includes getting equipment and broadband access. Subpages on this site include:
- Resources for refurbishers – information on setting up a program and running one.
- Low cost access options – for nonprofits, schools and libraries as well as for end-user clients
- Starting a refurbishing program – several start-up guides are available and a video.
- Public policy initiatives – a variety of organizations, research studies and initiatives
- PBDD-Connected Nation partnership – Connected Nation has a variety of initiatives around the country to improve digital inclusion.
Location-specific offers for computers, Internet access and training are available through EveryoneOn.org. While in some situations, there are free computers available, most of the computers on the site are low-cost, not free. The same is true of the Internet offers. But it’s a good location-specific place to start.
Bill Callahan of Connect Your Community has put together a Map of NDIA affiliates providing broadband adoption services. Locate one in your area.
There are a number of low cost access options available for end-users as well as nonprofits, schools and libraries. Read about it here.
Public Policy Initiatives are available here.