Internet For All Now!

The CETF 2017 Annual Survey Internet Connectivity and the "Digital Divide" in California Households tracks the progress of broadband deployment and adoption throughout California. The Annual Survey found among the 87% with a home high-speed Internet connection (referred to generically as "broadband"), 18% have access through a smartphone only, while 69% report having broadband Internet access through a computing device.

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Grantee Spotlight

Humboldt State Foundation

Developed a model that can be used as a template to increase broadband for the four counties of RCC - Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity. The long-term goal of the project is to make ubiquitous broadband available to all rural communities through the aggregation of users, engagement of providers, simplification of county and municipal policies and tapping the ingenuity of entrepreneurs in the region.