Broadband Benefits for Citizens with Disabilities

Broadband has some promising technology opportunities for our South Dakotans with disabilities. As all of America increasingly depends on email and the Internet to work and communicate, it is critical that we ensure people with disabilities have the necessary access to high speed Internet.

For people with disabilities, broadband….

  • is a critical communications link and equalizer
  • is not just something nice to have – it is a function of their lives
  • provides new technology benefits not possible in legacy phone systems