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Data gaps a connectivity issue for indigenous communities

telecom | 10/12/2018 6:05 pm EDT

Organizations working on mapping internet connectivity issues in rural and remote communities are being encouraged to take their work further to bridge a gap that some indigenous community representatives are saying is left by the incompleteness of government data. The issue is that some communities are either being left out of the digital age or the quality of their connectivity is being overstated partly because the data isn’t being pulled directly from the source. It’s the missing link that the not-for-profit First Nations Technology Council, which helps indigenous communities come...