Cisco announces hotspot delivery program in Michigan

by • 5 months 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 • 7 months 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 • 8 months 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 • 8 months 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 • 8 months 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 • 2 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 • 6 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.