VIA partnership fights digital divide

VIA partnership fights digital divide

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VIA partnership fights digital divide for students in need

San Antonio Business Journal
April 16, 2020

VIA Metropolitan Transit, the city of San Antonio and San Antonio Housing Authority will provide mobile Wi-Fi service to students at San Antonio and Northside Independent School Districts.

The Wi-Fi will be accessible through VIA mobile hotspots within VIAtrans vans equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi networks that have a range of 100 to 200 feet. The vans will be dispatched to various locations selected by the city, SAHA and the partnering school districts, based on various factors, including student population by area, other available resources and logistics that make vehicle access feasible.

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