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Supervisors approve grant application for remote internet access


Last updated 10/1/2021 at 1:03pm

Joe Naiman

Village News Reporter

The Federal Communications Commission has an Emergency Connectivity Fund to provide funding to schools and libraries for laptop computers and wireless internet "hot spots," and the County of San Diego will be seeking $5,000,000 from that fund.

A 4-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote Sept. 15, with Joel Anderson ill and unable to participate in the meeting, approved the grant application. If the grant is approved a subsequent board of supervisors action will appropriate that funding.

"I think this is great," said Supervisor Jim Desmond.

The County L...

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