Together, we can bridge the digital divide

Discover how you can enable greater digital equity and opportunity for all.

The need is real for extending wireless connectivity in communities

Millions of low-income students and adults do not have access to fast and reliable internet in their homes. What if you could bridge that gap to provide access to a better life?

40%

40% of lower-income students that lack reliable home internet must use public Wi-Fi to finish homework.

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57%

57% of lower-income adults have significantly less access to home broadband than others.

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3X

U.S. adults with a disability are three times less likely to access the internet than those without one.

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So often, people will tell you why something can’t be done or all the things that can go wrong. That wasn’t the case with Cisco. They joined forces with us and said, let’s try it, let’s see what’s out there.

Oscar Rico, EdD., Executive Director of Technology, Canutillo Independent School District

A blueprint for more equitable internet access

Overcoming a 70% inequity

Case study: Learn how Cisco is partnering with Canutillo schools to close the digital divide

The path to inclusive infrastructure

Blog: Broadband internet access is now a necessity for economic and human development. But how do we do it?

The planning model

Guide: Use this collaborative planning model for expanding broadband services in your community.

How to bridge America's rural digital divide

Broadband providers can change the economics of rural broadband in the United States. Join FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, Governor Roy Cooper (NC), and Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins as they discuss how.

Build a 5G-ready community

One California city has joined with Cisco to reimagine its network infrastructure to be 5G ready.