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Time to bridge the broadband gap in Indian Country

January 24, 2018View for printing

The digital divide is real and it's widening. Nowhere is this more true than on our reservations around the country. The vast majority of those living on tribal lands have no options to access broadband internet, and the longer this problem persists, the further they get left behind.

According to data from the Federal Communications Commission's most recent Broadband Progress Report, 65 percent of Montanans living on tribal land have no access to broadband internet. Compare that to only 4 percent of Americans in urban areas who do not have broadband access.

By: Jason Small

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