Internet For All: California Department of Technology Readies 3000 Miles of Broadband Network Infrastructure

A bunch of people on computers in a dark room

A bunch of people on computers in a dark room

By: Emily Andrews 


SACRAMENTO, CA––The California Department of Technology has begun readying 3,000 miles of network infrastructure in order to implement the Broadband Infrastructure Package approved in 2021.


In August 2020, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-73-20 to improve digital connectivity throughout California. The Broadband Council, established in 2010 and run by 12 members of the California Department of Technology, was directed by the order to develop a statewide Broadband Action Plan.


In July 2021, Governor Newsom signed a historic broadband legislation, SB 156, that aimed to provide reliable, equitable internet access for all Californians across the state. 6 billion

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