Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit's Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet
Francis Tseng

Being stuck without access to the internet is often thought of as a problem only for rural America. But even in some of America's biggest cities, a significant portion of the population can't get online. Take Detroit, where 40 percent of the population has no access to the internet-of any kind, not only high speed-at home, according to the Federal Communications Commission.