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CPUC Clears Broadband Adoption, Public Housing Grants

The California Public Utilities Commission cleared $6.7 million in digital inclusion grants under the California Advanced Services Fund broadband adoption account Thursday. The CPUC approved 21 grants to the California Emerging Technology Fund, Oakland Tech Exchange, Sacred Heart Community Service,…

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Sourcewise and California cities Lynwood and La Puente. The agency said it expects projects will provide digital literacy training for 12,454 people, expand broadband access for 14,265 and sign up 30,580 for high-speed internet. The CPUC also approved $441,374 in grants under its broadband public housing account to expand wireline and wireless infrastructure and bring free broadband service to 306 living units of publicly supported housing.