Increasing Broadband Availability and Adoption in the Region
  • Expanding Broadband Access
    Expanding Broadband Access

    Mapping current broadband availability in San Diego and Imperial and working toward ubiquitous access for all.

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  • Building Local Partnerships
    Building Local Partnerships

    Businesses, nonprofits, schools and government from San Diego and Imperial are working together to strengthen the region through improved access and use of technology.

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  • Connecting to Broadband at Home
    Connecting to Broadband at Home Helping to expand the availability and adoption of broadband technology in the home.

The San Diego Imperial Regional Broadband Consortium was created to help expand deployment and adoption of broadband technology for education, health and safety, and economic development in Imperial and San Diego County. SDIRBC was funded in February 2012 through a $450,000 grant from the California Public Utilities Commission.

What We're Doing Now

Currently, Consortium members are conducting surveys of the region to determine actual availability of broadband in various regions. The surveys will identify not only availability of broadband but will measure broadband speeds as advertised by Internet Service Providers.

What's Coming Up Next

Our near-term plans include developing reports and information to provide to the CPUC that are expected to result in additional resources for the area leading to better access to faster broadband.

Contact Info

To learn more about the Consortium or to get information about membership, events and projects, please contact:

Jennifer Henry Storm
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation
Consortium Project Manager
T (619) 615-2953

Get Involved

The San Diego Imperial Regional Broadband Consortium is a no-dues network of nonprofits, for-profits, schools, libraries and government agencies working to improve the availability and use of broadband in San Diego and Imperial. If you are interested in getting involved, simply visit our LinkedIn page and request to join.