California



State broadband website(s):

California Public Utilities Commission 

State broadband contact(s):

The California Public Utilities Commission has the California Advanced Services Fund, which includes funding for broadband deployment and adoption grants. It also has the California Teleconnect Fund, which offers discounts on broadband service for schools, libraries, and certain non-governmental organizations.

State broadband coordinator:

California Public Utilities Commission 

Broadband programs:

The California Public Utilities Commission has the California Advanced Services Fund, which includes funding for broadband deployment and adoption grants. It also has the California Teleconnect Fund, which offers discounts on broadband service for schools, libraries, and certain non-governmental organizations.

Funding for broadband:

The California Advanced Services Fund offers $350 million in funding for broadband deployment and adoption grants.

 

 

State Broadband Plan: California does not have a formal broadband plan. However, many of the state’s goals for broadband are reflected in AB 1665.

 

 

State information is gathered by BroadbandUSA using publically available sources (e.g. state websites). The information is validated by the points-of-contact at each state-level agency(-ies). This information was last updated Summer 2018. The information is reviewed and updated periodically.