Universal Broadband Connectivity for All
WIN! $6 billion in the 2021 Budget. Budget Ask: $3-5 billion.
Thanks to months of advocacy, Governor Newsom and the Legislature provided a historic $6 billion in the 2021 Budget to build critical broadband infrastructure throughout the state. This infrastructure... Read More will ensure all Californians, regardless of geography, income, class, race, or zip code are connected to high speed broadband Internet. Long-standing inequities in Internet availability, affordability, and quality have persisted in our state for far too long and have negatively affected millions of Californians, especially during the pandemic. NextGen prioritizes policies and programs that help close the digital divide and bring universal broadband access to all Californians.