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LA DEAL newsletters, articles, media coverage and announcements on digital developments and the digital divide.

CASF Broadband Public Housing Account Grant Funding Applications Now Open!

SUMMARY: On May 19, 2022, the Commission adopted Decision (D.) 22-05-029, which modified program rules…

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LA DEAL Newsletter I May 2022

SUMMARY: June 6, 2022 Read LA DEAL's monthly newsletter, which provides updates on programs, policies,…

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Op-Ed: Biden Administration Celebrates Telecom Companies Undermining his Agenda

SUMMARY: May 9, 2022, by Sean Gonsalves, Institute for Local Self-Reliance The Biden Administration is…

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Community Broadband Bits Podcast Episode 504: Introducing the American Association of Public Broadband

SUMMARY: During episode 504 of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, hear from Bob Knight (CEO,…

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LAUSD Will Pay For High Speed Internet In Every Student Household, For A Year

SUMMARY: May 3, 2022, LAist  Earlier this week, the district announced that it will pay…

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L.A. County Seeks Bids to Bring High-Speed Internet to Poor Black, Latino Areas

SUMMARY: May 3, 2022, Capital & Main  Post-pandemic, there is near universal agreement that fast…

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LA DEAL Newsletter I April 2022

SUMMARY: April 25, 2022 Read LA DEAL's new monthly newsletter. The April 2022 edition provides…

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Southern California Association of Governments, Los Angeles Digital Equity Action League and California Emerging Technology Fund Announce Roadmap to Address Climate Change and Reduce GHG Emissions

SUMMARY: April 21, 2022, California Emerging Technology Fund  Pursuing long-term solutions to address climate change,…

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Golden State Connect Authority and UTOPIA Fiber Partner to Deploy High-Speed Internet in Rural California

SUMMARY: April 12, 2022  Golden State Connect Authority (GSCA) has entered a partnership with Utah…

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Bridging California’s Digital Equity Gap

SUMMARY: March 31, 2022, Capital & Main  The pandemic exposed the huge economic and social…

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73% of voters in L.A. Unified do not believe every neighborhood has a good school, poll says

SUMMARY: March 22, 2022, Los Angeles Times  Seven in 10 voters do not believe that…

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Advancing California Broadband On The Front Lines

SUMMARY: Sept. 1, 2021  During the summer of 2021, California saw encouraging steps aimed at…

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PUC Awards Grant Funding to LA DEAL as the Regional Broadband Consortium for Los Angeles County

SUMMARY: Funding will support LAEDC and UNITE-LA in facilitating a collaborative regional initiative to eliminate…

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Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Enrollment is Now Open for LA County Residents

SUMMARY: LAEDC urges LA County residents who are unable to access affordable internet to apply…

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CENIC PERSPECTIVES: Fixed Wireless Solutions to Extend Internet Connectivity

SUMMARY: Dec. 4, 2020  Many CENIC member community anchor institutions are looking for ways to…

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CENIC PERSPECTIVES: Wireless Internet Technologies for Access, Equity, and Continuity

SUMMARY: Oct. 16, 2020  During the COVID-19 pandemic, broadband Internet connectivity has become essential for…

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California is Putting Together a Broadband Plan. We Have Thoughts.

SUMMARY: Oct. 16, 2020, op-ed by Ernesto Falcon  Right now, the California Public Utilities Commission…

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