Sam Liccardo

State and local officials join new progressive broadband group

by • 4 weeks ago

A group of progressive elected officials will convene monthly to share ideas on how to expand broadband access in their cities and states.

San Jose, Calif., mayor says more collaboration needed for 5G leap

by • 8 months ago

Sam Liccardo said cities need help from telecom firms and the federal government to avoid saddling citizens with the cost of 5G infrastructure.

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

by • 11 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."

San Jose's chief innovation officer steps down after four years

by • 1 year ago

After leading tech initiatives that include a $24 million project to close the city's digital divide, Shireen Santosham has taken a position with a vertical farming company.

Cities object to FCC's new rules on 5G rollout

by • 3 years ago

"The FCC is threatening the public’s right to control public property," New York City CIO Samir Saini wrote.

San Jose tackles affordable housing with IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grant

by • 4 years ago

With the help of digital consulting services valued at 00,000, the city plans to launch two new affordable housing systems this fall.