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Matthew Rantanen and then Chairman of the FCC, Michael Powell in the Tribal Digital Village Server Room, in 2004. The FCC was invited to come to the Tribal Digital Village to see the successes of the network and the programs that were relying on its services.
For over a century, the three original Native American tribes of San Diego County have been splintered among 18 reservations, dividing family lines, friendships, and cultures. Since 2001, the county’s tribal communities have been reconnecting through the Southern California Tribal Digital Village a high-speed wireless Internet network. It is an ambitious project, says Matthew Rantanen,
Tribes go digital: New partnership to help reservations catch up.
Tower Base Construction on Santa Ysabel. Bases took as much as 45 Cubic Yards of Concrete. TDV Staff and a local tribal related construction crew built (2) 80 foot communication towers in 2002 for Tribal Digital Village to reach to South East county to serve Campo, La Posta, and Manzanita. Additionally to South Central County
A wired world is on the horizon for San Diego area Indian reservations, thanks to a recent $5 million Digital Village Grant from Hewlett-Packard. The grant will pave the way for a major regional collaboration among The Southern California Tribal Chairman’s Association (SCTCA), Southern California tribes, and the University of California, San Diego, as well
New computer technology could soon interconnect San Diego County’s 17 American Indian tribes thanks to a three-year, $5 million grant from Hewlett-Packard Co., a leading computer technology firm, and the help of computer researchers at UC San Diego.