An examination of access to devices and broadband shows California passing a milestone, though some households remain offline at a critical time. USC experts and California Emerging Technology Fund leaders will hold an online press conference Tuesday to discuss the statewide survey results with reporters.
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WHAT: LIVE online news conference covering results of pandemic era survey on connectivity in California, showing the digital divide among income and ethnicity lines.
The biennial survey is a key measure of connectivity in the state. This is the first survey conducted by USC in partnership with CETF. Additional results are slated for release in April.
WHEN: 10 a.m. PDT, Tuesday, March 30
- Hernan Galperin, the survey’s principal investigator and an expert on digital inequality at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
- Sunne Wright McPeak, president and CEO of CETF
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