The Central Valley can claim many contributions to California’s well being. The successful effort to close the Digital Divide is one we proudly can add.
The Public Policy Institute of California just released the fifth annual Statewide Survey: Californians and Information Technology, which tracks Internet use and broadband adoption at home. In those five years, the Central Valley has seen broadband adoption increase from 53% to 71% of households, just shy of the state average. Statewide, adoption has grown from 55% to 73%.