Economic Restrictions for to Connectivity

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(The People's Roadmap Moderator) #1

Economic Restrictions for to Connectivity emerged as an Accessible Infrastructure topic area at The People’s Roadmap Workshop – Manhattan Edition (December 7, 2017). Use this thread to continue that discussion!

Community thoughts about Current State

  • End of payphones → Only people with cell phones can make calls
  • “Pay for Access” on TWC wifi
  • Good internet/phone/other services only accessible to people that can afford them
  • Cost of mobile data

Community thoughts about Desired Future State

  • Lifeline internet service for poor seniors