Today, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will announce a national public-private partnership program designed to increase broadband adoption, elevate digital literacy and assist Americans in searching and training for jobs. The public-private partnership seeks to overcome the top obstacles to broadband adoption, including digital literacy, relevance and cost. Representatives from partner companies, non-profits and think tanks will also deliver brief remarks.
The New York Times has an article on today’s announcement with more details here.
The event will be live streamed at 10:00 Eastern (link here).