MCNC's Collaborative Approach to Digital Inclusion
Digital Inclusion (DI) work includes, but is not limited to, broadband access development for rural communities as well as communities with unserved and underserved broadband access.
MCNC works to prioritize North Carolina communities that are considered underserved in terms of broadband infrastructure, economic stress, or other conditions. Collaborative DI efforts are multifaceted, often involving components such as:
- Broadband infrastructure and access to quality service
- Devices, such as laptops and tablets
- Technical support resources
- Digital literacy training
Digital inclusion strategies must evolve along with the diversity and changing needs of each community as well as the constant development of technologies.
MCNC is part of ongoing conversations across North Carolina and at the national level. Read more…