Internet for All Seattle Dashboard Definitions

The dashboard is an interactive tool to view and examine data collected by the City and partners. 

Tip: Note that there are many ways to explore this data. You can view the information in a bar chart or see location points using the map view. When you change the map, the chart data automatically adjusts. Filter the data by year or display it with other published data layers. 

Dashboard Data Field Name Definition
Access for All Program City of Seattle program to connect eligible organizations and locations in Seattle with free high speed internet service in partnership with Comcast, Astound Broadband, and Lumen.
Award Year Year a grant was awarded to a grantee. 
Budget Budget value associated with a resource. 
City of Seattle Facilities City owned buildings, including Community Centers, City Hall, Seattle Center and others.
Date Date metrics were reported. 
Devices Devices used to connect to the Internet, such as laptops, tablets, desktop computers and mobile phones.
Devices_Distributed The number of devices that were provided to residents.
Devices_Loaned The number of devices that were loaned to residents for temporary use.
Digital Skills and Tech Support The knowledge and skills required to use the equipment, applications, and internet effectively with training and support provided in a culturally appropriate manner.
DSTS_Hours The number of hours of digital skills training and technical support provided.
DSTS_TotalServed The number of residents served by digital skills training and technical support programs.
Federal Subsidy Program ACP The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a federal program to help low-income households afford broadband services and internet-connected devices during the pandemic. The Program provides a discount of up to $30 per month for broadband services for eligible consumers.
Federal Subsidy Program EBB The Emergency Broadband Program (EBB) was a federal program to help low-income households afford broadband services and internet-connected devices during the pandemic. The program officially ended in early 2022 and was replaced by the  Affordable Connectivity Program. 
IC_FedSubsEBBACP Number of total households that participated in the EBB or ACP programs. 
IC_Hotspots_Sponsored Number of residents provided with hotspots or sponsored internet service. 
IC_LowCostServices The number of residents enrolled in Low-cost internet programs offered by Comcast and Astound.
IC_Organizations Sites providing internet connectivity through their organization.
IC_PubWiFiConnections Number of Wi-Fi connections provided at public Wi-Fi sites.
IC_PubWiFiSites Number of sites providing public Wi-Fi 
Internet Essentials Program Low-cost internet program provided by Comcast offering $9.95/month + tax for eligible households.
Internet First Program Low-cost internet program provided by Astound offering $50 Mbps Internet* to qualifying low-income households.
Internet-related Service Requests The number of requests from the public for information about internet service. These requests come to the City and are fulfilled by Seattle IT Digital Equity staff. 
Internet Service Provider (ISP) An organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
Low-income Internet Related Service Requests The number of requests from the public for information about low-income internet service. These requests come to the City and are fulfilled by Seattle IT Digital Equity staff. 
Low-income Internet Event Number of residents provided with information about free or low-cost internet at outreach events. This outreach is conducted by Seattle IT Digital Equity staff. 
Other Partners Other organizations partnering with the City of Seattle. 
Resource Organization or program providing metrics for this dashboard. 
Simply Internet Program Low-cost internet program provided by Astound offering for $9.95/month + tax for eligible households.
Seattle Housing Authority  An independent public corporation in the city of Seattle responsible for public housing for low-income, elderly, and disabled residents.
Seattle IT Digital Navigator Seattle IT grant program providing funding to community-based organizations to provide digital navigation services. 
Seattle IT Digital Equity  City of Seattle, Seattle Information Technology Department Digital Equity Program 
Seattle IT Technology Matching Fund City of Seattle grant program providing funding to community-based organizations to increase internet access and adoption.
Seattle Public Library The public library system serving the city of Seattle
Seattle Public Schools  The public school district serving the city of Seattle.