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SC Digital Equity Plan Accepted

Using $953,478.00 from the State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program, South Carolina created a plan aimed at addressing disparities in digital access, skills and affordability across the state. 

As federal benefit for affordable internet access ends, Lowcountry leaders offer solutions

Nearly 35,000 tri-county households will no longer receive a federal discount on their internet bills starting this month. 

Lowcountry tech program surprises students with laptops, internet access

49 families received a personal laptop as part of a collaboration between the school, Palmetto Goodwill and the Lowcountry Digital Equity Coalition to provide students with internet and technological resources to access it.

Thousands will be losing affordable access to high-speed internet this month

A program providing internet access to 23 million households across the country since 2021 is winding down this month and Lowcountry leaders are helping residents navigate this transition

TCCC Receives Funding For Digital Inclusion

Comcasts’ Shaneak Brown attends the #DIW event to present a check for $17,500 for LDECs’ Digital Inclusion work.

Dorchester County proclaims ‘Digital Inclusion Week’

The Dorchester County Council approved the adoption of Proclamation No. 23-16, proclaiming Oct. 2-6, 2023, Digital Inclusion Week in Dorchester County.

Program offers funds for internet access

The Post & Courier ran the LDEC’s Letter to the Editor regarding the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and our participation in the national ACP Week of Action

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