Southern Border Broadband Consortium

IVEDC has a commitment to enhance the quality of life experienced in Imperial Valley by engaging in initiatives that contribute to the diversification of the regional economy. In 2016, IVEDC formed the Southern Border Broadband Consortium (SBBC) utilizing an initiative from the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) along with representatives from all economic sectors to improve the availability and adoption of affordable broadband technology for unserved and underserved areas of Imperial and San Diego counties.

Closing the Digital Divide

Without broadband connectivity, residents lack access to advanced healthcare services, online banking, distance learning, employment opportunities, business resources and more. A connected community is one with access to critical online services and an enhanced quality of life.

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