Digital Divide Persists Despite Widespread Mobile Access, According to Study

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Most households today have an Internet connection but a new study finds that 23 percent of low-income families rely on mobile-only access with data limits, while 52 percent experience interruptions and poor service with their mobile plans. This "underconnectivity" has a big impact on economic and learning opportunities for families. We'll discuss the study, which comes out of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.

Guests:

Victoria Rideout, president of VJR consulting; co-author of the report "Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families"

Vikki Katz, associate professor of communication at Rutgers University, and senior research scientist at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop; co-author of the report "Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families"

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