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The Source: Google Fiber, Municipal Networks, and HUD Taking On The Digital Divide

Flickr user: Jerod Tarbell

The City of San Antonio is making strides to address high-speed internet and the big gap in who has internet access and who doesn't, commonly called the digital divide.

  Progress on efforts to secure Google Fiber, a city-run network linking major institutions, and the city is getting help from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which will expand high-speed internet into public housing

All these digital developments are discussed today. 


  • Ron Nirenberg, Council Member for District 8, and current member of the FCC's Intergovernmental Advisory Committee

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive