The digital divide has become a major talking point since the pandemic forced jobs, schools and doctors’ offices online. But concerns with the growing divide between those with and without broadband access arose before the pandemic forced millions of Americans to shelter in place. The Abell Foundation found in a 2020 report that 520,000 households in Maryland did not have access to broadband internet at home.
Maryland begins statewide effort to lessen digital divide
April 26, 2021