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Slicing up the broadband-access pie
Jun 27, 2023

Slicing up the broadband-access pie

$42 billion will be divvied up across the U.S. to increase affordable broadband internet. Plus, Meta's updated VR offerings and the first minority-owned stock exchange.

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States get $42 billion to expand high-speed internet to underserved communities

Jun 27, 2023
The federal funding aims to ensure internet access is as widely accessible as electricity.
Nearly a quarter of Americans don't have high-speed internet at home. People of color, low-income people and rural residents are least likely to have access.
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First minority-owned public stock exchange looks to make its debut

It's called the Dream Exchange and it plans to offer access to the capital markets for small and mid-cap companies.
Dream Exchange founder and CEO, Joe Cecala, is looking to expand access to capital markets through a new exchange.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jordan Mangi Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC