San Jose Digital Inclusion Fund Aims to Onboard the Disconnected in Real Time
San Jose formally launched its digital inclusion fund, the city's first, and believed to be the largest of its kind in the nation. It aims to bridge the city's digital divide over the next 10 years with "real-time" accomplishments that can help connect the roughly 9 percent of the city's population who don't have reliable high-speed Internet.
San Jose, which last year signaled that it would monetize high-volume small-cell deployments by major telecoms to fund digital equity, has made good on its promise with the launch of the city’s digital inclusion fund.
The San Jose Digital Inclusion Fund (DIF), formalized on Tuesday...