Illinois pushes for digital equity with new broadband investments
Matt Schmit, head of the Office of Broadband within the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, speaks Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Ridgely Elementary School in Springfield to announce the release of the first phase of funding for a matching grant program to increase broadband internet access in the state. (Capitol News Illinois photo by Jerry Nowicki)
Office of Broadband announces 3 programs to address digital divide
By RAYMON TRONCOSO
Capitol News Illinois | Report For America
SPRINGFIELD — The governor’s office and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity are awarding $500,000 through existing and new state programs as part of a “Digital Equity Package.” Click here to read more.