We’re living in an age where everything is connected and designated as “smart.” You likely have your smartphone connected to your doorbell, TV, refrigerator, thermostat, lighting, and your garage door. There’s also probably smart devices like Alexa or Google Home controlling many items in your house. The abundance of all of these smart devices can make life easier, but also make it all very confusing.
The city of Tucson is moving forward with a plan to expand access to free, public Wi-Fi throughout the city, particularly in areas that are suffering from a “digital divide.” The Tucson City Council voted to use $4.4 million of federal CARES Act money — provided to local governments through the Coronavirus Relief Fund — to fund the city wi-fi expansion plan.
CenturyLink, Inc. recently won a contract with the State of Arizona to provide network connectivity and managed IT services that will support all state government agencies and transform how the state delivers services to residents.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual panel discussion with a distinguished panel of infrastructure expert from the City of Mesa, Cyxtera Technologies, Salt River Project and Life 365 Inc. Panelists discussed he vital role infrastructure plays in the economy, the growth of technology jobs in the infrastructure space, and the new opportunities in a true sustainability-driven economy. Moderated by Kirk Busch, CEO of BigData Southwest & the chairman of Az4Solar.org, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
The Tucson City Council authorized a $1,000,000 total contribution as part of the We Are One / Somos Uno Resiliency Fund , responding to demand for financial assistance from businesses reeling from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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