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Vermont's Digital Equity Plan

Read Vermont's Full Digital Equity Plan.

Read a Digital Equity Plan Summary.

Watch ASL Video Summary of Vermont's Digital Equity Plan.

Vermont's Digital Equity Plan Summary Translations:

Kirundi, Dari  (دری), Pashto (پښتو), Swahili (Kiswahili), Bosnian (Bosanski), Ukrainian, Somali (Soomaali), French (Français), Arabic (العربية), Burmese (မြန်မာစာ), Nepali (नेपाली), Spanish (Español)Simplified Chinese (中文), Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

“This is Vermont’s opportunity to build out broadband and do it right, and we want to hear from you. We are asking for your input and ideas on how we can ensure digital equity for all Vermonters, so our investments benefit everyone in our state,” said Governor Phil Scott.

How to Comment on the Digital Equity Plan:

We are always working to make Vermont's Digital Equity Plan better. If you would like to share your experience with internet access, the digital divide, and/or have ideas about how to ensure digital equity, you can email your comments to, write to us at VCBB, 112 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620, or call us (800) 622-4496. You can also schedule time to talk to our Digital Equity Officer Britaney Watson.

Digital equity is defined as a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy, and economy. Digital equity is necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services.

Anyone in need of accessibility accommodations to read the Digital Equity Plan or provide comments should contact Britaney Watson at (802) 522-8426 or

Review a Summary of Public Comments on Vermont's Digital Equity Plan.

*Covered Populations identified by the Digital Equity Act include: 

  • Aging individuals
  • Incarcerated individuals
  • Veterans
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Members of a racial or ethnic minority group
  • Rural residents
  • Individuals with a language barrier, including those who are English learners or have low literacy levels
  • Individuals living in households with incomes not exceeding 150 percent of the poverty level