ZeroDivide Receives Stimulus Funding to Increase Broadband Adoption in Native American Tribal Communities


August 18, 2010 San Francisco, California — ZeroDivide was awarded $686,157 by the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to quadruple broadband adoption rates within the 19 Native American reservations that encompass the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association (SCTCA). Current broadband adoption rates for American Indians are the lowest of any ethnic group within the continental United States.

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The Tribal Digital Village Network (TDVNet) was created with the intent to bring Internet connectivity to the member tribes of SCTCA and empower their people. The Tribal Digital Village(TDV) is a continued set of objectives to help SCTCA achieve its mission thru technology, first and foremost, devised by the community leaders to handle the technical aspects of meeting its mission statement. The primary mission of Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association (SCTCA) is to serve the health, welfare, safety, education, cultural, economic and employment needs of its tribal members and descendants in the San Diego County urban areas.

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