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SCALE San Diego Partners with US Ignite and City of San Diego, with Support from Cox Communications, to Create IGNITE | SCALE | SAN DIEGO, A Smart Gigabit Communities Program

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smart Cities Accelerator, Labs + Environment (SCALE) San Diego is on a mission to bring together local community talent, technology and innovation to solve urban challenges. The organization is partnering with US Ignite and the City of San Diego, with sponsorship from Cox Communications, to develop a Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) Program entitled IGNITE | SCALE | SAN DIEGO. The program’s goal: select and pilot transformative projects that will provide promising, innovative advances to the city, community and beyond.

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Smart Gigabit Communities Program Awards $80k to Promote Local Application Development

US Ignite is pleased to announce the proposals accepted as part of our recent round of Application Development Awards announced opened for submission in August of 2018. The Application Development Awards provide up to ten thousand dollars in funding per proposal submitted and accepted from one of our Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC). This round of awards a total of eighty thousand dollars to improve community impacts and support local application developers, adding to previous rounds that have created a total of three hundred thousand dollars of investments in the development of local gigabit applications and services. Leaders in each of our Smart Gigabit Communities worked with development teams to identify the most promising gigabit applications in their regions. These awards are provided with generous support from the National Science Foundation through their ongoing support for the advancement of next-generation networks. Congratulations to each of the development teams and their communities.