On May 12, the Federal government launched the Broadband Emergency Benefit program to help individuals and families who are grappling with the digital inclusion gap.
Eligible households can receive:
A household is eligible if any member:
For more information on the program and how to apply check out: https://www.digitalstpete.com/
The St. Pete Innovation District (SPID) is excited to be the location of the new, soon to-be-built home for the Tampa Bay Innovation Center (TBIC). (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)
It has been stated many times that Tampa Bay area could be the next major tech hub and with CodeBoxx opening a new facility inside the Thrive DTSP building on 4th Street North in St. Pete on May 19 we are on the way. (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)
The Innovation District is a test bed for smart city technology. Over the last two years the District along with national and local partners has begun four proof of concept projects: smart lighting, Guardians of the Gulf (STEAM education), smart intersection, and digital inclusion. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)