Author: Nadine Hugg

State Launches Broadband Portal And Roundtable Gatherings

The California Department of Technology, in partnership with other entities, opened a new online portal and is holding a series of Broadband for All Roundtable gatherings to provide information and updates on the state’s efforts to expand broadband access. Two roundtable gatherings will be held […]

How Can The United States Address Broadband Affordability?

The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the need for high-speed internet access in Americans’ homes and elevated debate about the cost and affordability of connections and devices. Congress responded with emergency measures designed to keep households online. Lawmakers enacted two laws: the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 […]

Coalition Of California Groups Recommend Tech Actions On Climate

The Southern California Association of Governments and the California Emerging Technology Fund, in partnership with the Los Angeles Digital Equity Action League, is targeting vehicle emissions with a series of recommendations to increase broadband adoption and allow for work from home. The California Air Resources […]

Southern California Association of Governments, Los Angeles Digital Equity Action League and California Emerging Technology Fund Announce Roadmap to Address Climate Change and Reduce GHG Emissions

Groundbreaking research identifies significant opportunities to reduce vehicle trips and GHG if work-from-home policies are both flexible and low-income communities have access to affordable, reliable home Internet Pursuing long-term solutions to address climate change, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), California Emerging Technology Fund […]

How To Assess And Mitigate Risks Associated With The 3G Shutdown

CETF Publishes a Resource Guide to Assist in Understanding and Navigating the Technology Transition to Avoid Disruption Cellular companies are beginning the technology transition from third generation (3G) to fifth generation (5G) in early 2022.   To make room for the powerful bandwidth and infrastructure required […]

How Los Angeles County Is Boosting Broadband Subsidy Enrollment

We’re excited to share with you the results of an advertising campaign that the California Emerging Technology Fund developed and Los Angeles County joined as co-branded partner, resulting in outstanding growth in enrollments. We launched advertising in the first 3 weeks in December 2021, and […]