Alongside housing and education, the top-of-mind challenge for South Texans is the digital divide, said federal policymaker Jordana Barton, a region native.
Area leaders spoke Tuesday at the Digital Inclusion Forum, a series about the consequences of San Antonio’s digital divide and how to bridge the gap.
A low-income community on the West Side is set to receive free Wi-Fi after the Housing Authority took home third place Tuesday in a national grant challenge.
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With a chance to win as much as $400,000 in funding, the San Antonio Housing Authority made the final cut Thursday of a national contest to address the digital divide.
A recent study finds San Antonio among those U.S. cities with the highest percentages of households lacking internet access at home.
More than 750 residents at Cassiano Homes on the Westside could get free Wi-Fi if the SA Housing Authority wins a national grant challenge.
The San Antonio City Council’s Governance Committee on Wednesday approved a proposal for establishing an open data program for city, county, and other local area governments.
During the fall of 2015 a small group representing local government, our public research university, and the private sector began to discuss how San Antonio could develop a focus on smart city approaches to local issues.
One year after Councilmember Ron Nirenberg (D8) first proposed a municipal broadband strategy to City Council, the matter will come to a vote Thursday, providing newly-elected Mayor Ivy Taylor and her colleagues the opportunity to lead San Antonio’s public institutions into an era of greater digital connectivity.