Dallas Public Library Letting Cardholders Borrow Laptops And Hotspots For Up To 30 DaysThe Dallas Public Library is making it easier for residents who need computer access to get it. The information centers are now allowing residents to use their library cards to borrow laptops bundled with hotspots.
Select Dallas ISD Campuses Offering In-Person Coronavirus Vaccine Registration AssistanceThe Dallas Independent School District has teamed up with Dallas County to host in-person COVID-19 vaccine registration events at several campuses.
North Texas Town Offering Free WiFi Hotspots Through Library To Provide Uninterrupted Internet Access“If their service fails or is interrupted, the consequences can be serious," Chuck Springer, said Prosper’s Executive Director of Administrative Services.
'Very Different, Who Would Have Thought?': Dallas ISD Parents Figuring Out How To Manage At-Home Learning“Not every family will be able to do it, and I hope they have somebody that can kind of help them with going back to school,” said Stephanie Dunbar.
Some North Texas Students/Parents Struggling With Virtual Learning As School Year BeginsVirtual learning is proving to be a challenge for some North Texas students, parents and teachers who’ve begun their school year online.
The Great Broadband Divide: Living Without High-Speed Internet AccessAs Americans, we count among our blessings that most of us have been able to keep going during this pandemic thanks to broadband Internet. There's only one problem -- tens of millions don't have access.
As Part Of 'Operation Connectivity', School Buses Will Bring High-Speed Internet To Dallas ISD FamiliesSeveral Dallas ISD buses will be parked at apartment complexes to serve as mobile hotspots and tech centers for those who need it.
Coronavirus In Texas: Governor Abbott Says Mitigation Is Working, 30 Texas Patients Testing Hydroxychloroquine TreatmentMitigation efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Texas are working, according to Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Dr. Debbie Birx.
Internet Undergoes A Stress Test With Millions, Upon Millions, Working From Home"I think it's very reasonable to be concerned that some of this real-time video chatting and communication that we're relying on could very soon start to experience a certain amount of lag."
Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Talks Challenges Educating Students During Coronavirus ShutdownThe big concern is continuing education at home with an estimated 40% of the student body lacking internet access.
You Can Soon Check Out Mobile Hotspots From Dallas Public LibraryThe new program will provide 900 mobile hotspots at the identified library locations to give residents the opportunity to access online resources for up to 30 days at home.
Google's Internet-Beaming Balloons Set To Take OffGoogle's Internet-beaming balloons are ready to take off on the next phase of their mission to deliver online access in regions where most people live offline.