Unveiled at this year’s CES, Lasso’s recycling robot uses AI machine learning and internal sensors to sort, clean, grind up, and deliver household recyclables to certified manufacturers, ensuring every item that’s recycled in the home actually gets made into a new product.
American Voters Want Congress to Take Action to Close the Digital Divide
The COVID-19 pandemic has moved much of our daily lives online, underscoring the need for fast, reliable, and universally accessible broadband for all. A recent poll by IIA and Morning Consult reiterates this increased reliance on high-speed internet and finds strong support among American voters for using Congressional authority to improve broadband access.
Coronavirus Makes It Clear: We Need to Digitally Empower More Women
In a Morning Consult op-ed, IIA Co-Chairwoman Kim Keenan shows that it’s increasingly clear that government, industry and NGO leaders all need to play a role in supporting the transition of millions of women into more tech-centered jobs, and every woman in this country needs access to broadband.
Infographic: American Broadband Networks Prove Resilient Due to Sustained Private Investment
The Internet Innovation Alliance warmly congratulates Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on being named acting FCC Chair. We look forward to continuing to work closely with her to advance universal broadband and on solving the Homework Gap, among other critical national challenges.
The Internet Innovation Alliance congratulates President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their inauguration as President and Vice President of the United States of America today.
Data gathered for Omdia’s Environmental, Social and Governance Service Provider Index reported a growth in the telecom industry’s commitment to green energy last year, with all 15 telcos tracked by the Index announcing green energy measures between 2019 and 2020.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Chiefs for Change, a bipartisan network of education leaders, partnered with America’s wireless industry to help close the digital divide and provide more than 2.4 million students with internet connections needed for remote learning.
A new FCC study on the impacts of rural broadband on U.S. farming productivity found that a county’s increased broadband service has a “statistically significant” effect on higher crop yields and lower costs for fertilizer, fuel, and seed.
A recent year-long survey from HIMSS Market and Spectrum Enterprise found a shift in telehealth concerns from healthcare providers – from concern about a lack of reimbursement policies and patient awareness to concern about patients’ lack of connected devices.
Agtech startup Plenty is turning the traditional idea of “flat farming” on its head and pioneering a future for vertical farming – an indoor farming technique with the potential to yield more crops all while using less resources and land space.
Internet data and analytics company DecisionData estimates that within the next three years average household usage is likely to exceed 1 TB of data per month – an almost 200% increase from 2020’s estimated monthly average.