Bridging the technology gap in the Twin Cities

5:36 AM, Mar 21, 2013   |    comments
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Minneapolis and St. Paul are launching a new effort to bridge the growing digital divide between those who have the access or technology to get online, and those who don't.

It's part of a nationwide initiative from the nonproft Connect2Compete, called "Everyone On."

Organizers say 100 million Americans don't have a broadband connection at home. 62 million don't use the internet at all.

The campaign is designed to help access technology through free digital literacy training, discounted high-speed internet and low-cost computers.

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