IN THE NEWS
SAHA hopes to provide Wi-Fi for public housing residentsKSAT | June 19, 2018
The San Antonio Housing Authority is competing for thousands of dollars in hopes of providing Wi-Fi to low-income homes. SAHA created a device called SMARTI, a solar-powered light pole that provides Wi-Fi connectivity for up to 25 users at the same time
SAHA’s efforts to bridge digital divide praiseworthySan Antonio Express News | May 8, 2018
SAHA wins $10,000 for solar Wi-Fi projectSan Antonio Express News | April 28, 2018
SAHA Building Solar-Powered Wi-Fi Prototype for Westside CommunityThe Rivard Report | April 25, 2018
SAHA Competes To Connect More Low-Income ResidentsTexas Public Radio | March 26, 2018
SAHA Receives Grant for ConnectHome InitiativeThe Chamber Today | March 21, 2018
Digital Inclusion Alliance Looks At New Structure To Help Connect SATexas Public Radio | March 19, 2018
For years, social service providers like Goodwill Industries, the San Antonio Housing Authority and the San Antonio Public Library have launched various programs to connect the 25 percent of homes in the city without internet access.
'Closing The Digital Divide': Connecting The Least ConnectedTexas Public Radio | February 22, 2018
Tierrabyte: Addressing San Antonio’s Digital DivideThe Rivard Report | October 5, 2017
BiblioTech continues to grow digital reach in fourth year of operationSan Antonio Express News | September 19, 2017
SA teens earn free laptops and Wi-Fi to help learn computer programmingKENS 5 | August 1, 2017
Can San Antonio bridge the 'Digital Divide'?Tech Bloc | May 1, 2017
SAHA Residents Graduate With Tech Skills, LaptopsThe Rivard Report | April 29, 2016
SAHA assisting low-income housing with WIFI through pilot programWOAI | April 28, 2016
98% of Americans have access to internet service and one in four don't have it at home. That is the case for many low-income families right here in San Antonio, however SAHA is working to change that.
Support Technology for Low-Income Kids and Families in San AntonioSA2020 | March 24, 2016
San Antonio Housing Authority to Launch ConnectHome InitiativeSan Antonio Current | October 29, 2015
San Antonio teams up to bridge digital and economic divideNowCastSA | October 29, 2015
Among San Antonio's poorest residents, fewer than half have high-speed Internet at home, meaning children can't access instructional videos to do their homework or apply for college, adults can't connect with jobs, education and training, and those with limited mobility can't access life-prolonging resources and cultural and social activities.