Broadband and highways are common-sense companions. Recently, Caltrans, the San Diego Association of Governments, San Diego County, and the California Transportation Commission joined forces to help close the digital divide, allocating $7 million for installation of Internet fiber in conjunction with a scheduled pavement rehabilitation project […]
Gov. Newsom’s words rang true last month when he stated, ‘access to the Internet is as vital as water and electricity.’ Internet access is a human right, and California must treat it as such. The gaps between the connected and unconnected have never been clearer […]
La pandemia nos está enseñando importantes lecciones y ha expuesto inequidades notrias. Entre ellas, la gran cantidad de horgares que no cuentancon acceso confiable a Internet.
Resources for Indian Student Education, Inc. (RISE) completed a two-month process to determine need and present computer laptops from Frontier Communications as educational resource gifts to Native students. Grantmaking by CETF (California Emerging Technology Fund) strives to institutionalize digital inclusion by expanding telehealth and distance […]
Los Angeles and Bay Area – May 14, 2021 – CETF and partners applaud “bold” commitment for expanding broadband investment; group calls for regional coordination to ensure state “gets fair share” of federal dollars to leverage state investment – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom released the May […]
Los Angeles and Bay Area – April 28, 2021 – K-12 parents find positive aspects to distance learning to help close the Homework Gap and improve learning but success requires robust affordable Internet service and parent engagement – A new Statewide Survey released today by the […]
Californians who swapped mind-numbing traffic and packed trains for “commutes” to a home office or living room don’t want to go back to their old daily grind. That’s according to a University of Southern California survey released Monday, which found more than half of those surveyed who […]
A cross-sector coalition urged Governor Gavin Newsom to connect Californians with a one-time, $8 billion investment in high speed 100 Mbps broadband infrastructure and programs. The coalition which represents education, health, local government and economic policy organizations believe this investment in broadband infrastructure and support services is […]