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Regional Business Broadband Master Plan

Mar 12, 2024 10:51AM ● By Valley Vision News Release


Background & Purpose
Valley Vision has received a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA, Department of Commerce) to identify recommendations and create a roadmap for urban, suburban and rural areas in Sacramento, Sutter, Yuba, and Yolo Counties. The priorities set by this plan will accelerate broadband adoption and implementation of cutting-edge internet-based tools and platforms for business operations and assist communities in economic recovery.

Project Activities
The project activities include connecting with regional Internet Service Providers to identify business internet service levels and collaborating with regional stakeholders on local broadband and digital service needs. Another activity is conducting a business tier broadband gaps/needs analysis of future proof broadband services, digital and online tools, platforms, resources, and digital training to enable businesses to adopt and implement cutting-edge online business operations. Lastly, the project activities involve developing and disseminating a multi-stakeholder Strategic Business Broadband Adoption Plan with resource materials and capacity assistance for organizations working with target businesses and agricultural operations.

Valley Vision, a civic leadership organization serving the Sacramento region, has received a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to research the availability and quality of broadband and Internet service for local businesses and their digital needs. This analysis will be used to develop a Regional Business Broadband Master Plan to identify strategies, tools, and solutions.

For this analysis, Valley Vision is surveying businesses of all types in the four-county region. The online survey takes just a few minutes and offers an important opportunity to provide input on your existing broadband and Internet conditions and needs. It can be completed on any computer, laptop, smart phone, or device connected to the Internet. If you have questions or would like to provide further input beyond the survey, please contact Navreet Hundal at Valley Vision, 
[email protected], Office (916) 325-1630, Cell (209) 534-1731.

The survey can be accessed at