November 10 | 2:00 PM ET
From Los Angeles Daily News:
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a new initiative Friday designed to deliver six months of free internet access to residents in four public housing communities across Los Angeles, making low-cost, high-quality broadband options available to 9,000 people in nearly 3,600 housing units.
The initiative stems from a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Budget and Innovation, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, Starry Internet and Microsoft Corp., a city statement reported.
From Goldsboro Daily News:
Open Broadband is pleased to announce that high speed broadband is now available in the Grantham area of Wayne County. The service went live on Friday, October 9th, and those who signed up for service are now being scheduled for installation.
As part of their Connect Home SA Program and to promote Digital Inclusion Week, the San Antonio Housing Authority gives away more than 120 desktop computers to residents. Watch KSAT San Antonio's news story on the giveaway event.
From the Los Angeles Times:
Nearly 9,000 residents of public housing in Los Angeles will receive free broadband internet access for the rest of the 2020-21 school year as part of a new partnership between the city, Microsoft and the start-up internet service provider Starry.
From the Chicago Tribune:
Hundreds of school-age children in suburban Cook County public housing will get free laptops paid for by federal coronavirus stimulus money starting Wednesday, as part of an ongoing effort to ensure digital access after the COVID-19 pandemic upended in-person learning.