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Digital Equity Articles & Research 6/17

Katherine VanHenley

Jun 17, 2024

Drivers of ACP Enrollment, What are ISPs Offering after ACP, Free laptops for graduates heading to HSBUs

Hundreds of new CMS graduates getting free laptops. How a local nonprofit made it happen.

Davidson-based nonprofit aimed at providing free, refurbished personal computers to North Carolinians who need them. This nonprofit is giving a free laptop to every Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools graduate headed this fall to a historically Black college or university.

Understanding uptake in demand-side broadband subsidy programs: The affordable connectivity program case.

Along with co-authors Brian Whitacre & Hernan Galperin, John Horrigan dig into ACP and other data to better understand the drivers of ACP enrollment and factors that discouraged enrollment.

What Are ISPs Offering Consumers after ACP?

These internet service providers (ISPs) collectively cover up to 10 million ACP households and are offering their current ACP subscribers and other eligible households a high-speed internet plan for $30 per month or less, with no fees and data caps, until the end of 2024.

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