Broadband Initiative Awards 18 Technology Grants
- Firewalls (a form of cyber security) to protect computers against malware, spyware, viruses and other threatening content.
- Network switches to ensure uptime and stability as well as increase network speeds and performance.
- Wireless equipment for mobile connectivity and increased performance.
or additional laptops and desktops to provide access to broadband
Upon request, the SDBI Technology Planning team will assist the CAI staff and their technology partners with the implementation of the equipment into their infrastructure where requested. The Technology Planning and Computer Ownership program is one segment of the overall SDBI. The primary purpose is to provide CAIs with technology consulting and solutions pertaining to their technical infrastructure and broadband connectivity. Eligible institutions include libraries, medical and healthcare facilities, K-12 schools, institutions of higher education, public safety offices, government and tribal offices, and community support locations.
Visit http://broadband.sd.gov/, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 605-773-4165 for more information.