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/
A city-owned building at 450 8th Avenue Southeast in St. Pete will soon become a hub for marine science, defense, and technology companies (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).
“One of my dreams, and COVID proved it, is that internet is a utility like water, that everybody should have,” said Alison Barlow, executive director of the St. Petersburg Innovation District and co-lead of the Digital Inclusion Working Group (From the June 2021 SPID Newsletter).
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)