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Broadband Adoption and Persons with Disabilities Inquiry Workshop

December 7, 2011, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EST
FCC’s Headquarters

On Wednesday, December 7 the FCC, the Wireless Internet Institute (W2i) and Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communications Technology (G3itc) co-hosted an international event entitled the Broadband Adoption and Persons with Disabilities Inquiry Workshop.

The workshop included stakeholders and policymakers from the broadband industry and the disability community. The discussion focused on ways to measure broadband deployment and adoption by persons with disabilities across the globe; social, economic and cultural barriers to broadband deployment and adoption; and outreach and marketing of broadband to people with disabilities. Attendees were given the opportunity to participate in and contribute to the sessions.

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