San Diego expands public Wi-Fi to 300 new locations

by • 1 year ago

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria said the expansion is part of an effort to close the city's digital divide and give all its residents "a chance to succeed."

Cisco announces hotspot delivery program in Michigan

by • 2 years ago

A Cisco program will deliver outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots to 50 libraries and community centers around Detroit.

For families without internet, Dallas libraries install outdoor Wi-Fi

by • 2 years ago

Between and 9 p.m., four public libraries will provide free public Wi-Fi to support students at families without home access.

Delaware targets underserved families with $20 million broadband investment

by • 2 years ago

State leaders announced Monday a plan to invest federal CARES Act funding into improving high-speed internet access for families with school-age children.

North Carolina's virtual classrooms crashed on the first day of school

by • 2 years ago

The state’s NCEdCloud service, which manages 2 million active accounts, crashed as K-12 students across the state logged in for their first day of school.

San Jose to distribute 11,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to students this year

by • 2 years ago

An announcement by Mayor Sam Liccardo on Monday advances one leg of San Jose’s $8.2 million “COVID-19 Digital Inclusion Expenditure Plan."

'Digital Equity Act' proposes $250 million annually for cities, states

by • 3 years ago

Advocates for the legislation say it's the other, missing half of the current growing national investment in broadband infrastructure.

New York City libraries to lend free Wi-Fi hotspot devices

by • 8 years ago

The New York Public Library, with support from Google and others, is adding Sprint-powered Wi-Fi hotspot devices to its lending collection for families with limited Internet access.