On Talk of the Bay, host Suki Wessling speaks with Freny Cooper, Chief Operating Officer of Monterey Bay Economic Partnership, and James Hackett, Director of Business Operations at Cruzio Internet. Inspired by the inequities in access laid bare by the pandemic, MBEP and Cruzio have joined forces to increase broadband access across Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. Facing everything from aging infrastructure to forbidding topography, Equal Access Santa Cruz seeks to bring all residents high speed Internet access so that they can fully take part in 21st century life.
To learn more:
- Monterey Bay Economic Partnership’s Broadband initiative
- Cruzio’s Equal Access Santa Cruz FAQ
- The Community Foundation – Collaborations Help Bridge the Digital Divide
- Donate to promote broadband equity in Santa Cruz County