L.A. County Seeks Bids to Bring High-Speed Internet to Poor Black, Latino Areas
May 3, 2022, Capital & Main
Post-pandemic, there is near universal agreement that fast reliable internet is as essential as electricity or water, but the debate over who should provide it and how is still heated. Some powerful business interests oppose government efforts to ensure free broadband for low-income communities. This story is part of a new series on digital redlining in L.A. County and other parts of California and its profound impact on everything from education to health care to jobs.