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10/05/2021

Governor Lamont Marks National Digital Inclusion Week, Promotes Connectivity Resources Available to Residents

(WILLIMANTIC, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today joined state and local officials at Willimantic Public Library to mark National Digital Inclusion Week, an annual observance promoting digital equity across the country.

During the event, the governor emphasized his administration’s efforts to help families in Connecticut get online and leverage digital tools for learning, work, telehealth, and other applications. Most notably, the governor highlighted the federal Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB), which provides a $50 credit to many residents’ monthly bills with most carriers. In addition, libraries, community-based organizations throughout the state, and individual carriers offer programs to support residents. As of…

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