Tired of flawed broadband data, Virginia makes its own map

by • 2 months ago

Virginia Tech researchers are building a statewide broadband coverage map that they say will be more accurate than what's provided by the FCC.

ARPA puts states closer to closing digital divide, but work remains

by • 2 months ago

Officials said the funding will connect more households to the internet, but challenges remain in finding accurate coverage data and workable urban solutions.

Virginia unveils $700 million broadband expansion

by • 3 months ago

Gov. Ralph Northam said the investment will move the commonwealth's target for universal broadband access from 2028 to 2024.

Virginia launches statewide RPA service

by • 3 months ago

The Virginia Information Technology Agency says its new statewide robotic process automation service is a first-in-the-nation offering.

Virginia unemployment call centers look worse than at pandemic's peak, auditor said

by • 3 months ago

Upgrades to the Virginia unemployment agency's IT systems and call center are facing significant challenges, an auditor said.

State officials say they're expanding broadband 'quicker, better and faster' than feds

by • 4 months ago

A panel of state broadband officials and legislators said they want more clarity from the federal government when it comes to broadband expansion.

Virginia awards $82.5 million contract for 'core messaging services'

by • 4 months ago

Virginia gave NTT Data a five-year contract that will allow agencies to choose between vendors for messaging, storage, email and mobile-device management.

Virginia launches dashboards to track public health and equity

by • 5 months ago

Gov. Ralph Northam announced a pair of digital dashboards dedicated to tracking the state's progress on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and improving public health overall.

Northern Virginia city, Virginia Tech plan smart-city test bed

by • 7 months ago

Falls Church, a Washington, D.C., suburb will collaborate with Virginia Tech on a 44-acre smart city site to pilot emerging and connected transportation technologies.