Friday, 4 December 2015

Rural Broadband and Digital Inclusion Planning

Broadband USA is hosting a Webinar titled:Rural Broadband and Digital Inclusion Planning on December 10 beginning at 1:30PM EST. The Webinar is helpful for many many aspects surrounding rural broadband internet. Those involved or supporting R2B2, government personnel, researchers and agencies involved in rural broadband are encouraged to participate in this informative opportunity.

Please read the release below and follow the link to participate.

Part 1: Gathering Information
December 10, 2015, 1:30-3PM EST

Register at

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA)
BroadbandUSA team invites you to a webinar on broadband and digital
inclusion planning in rural areas. This is the first in a series of
webinars about rural planning - future topics will include building
partnerships, marketing and outreach, broadband adoption and digital
literacy training programs. 

This webinar will cover how to gather information to best inform your
broadband and digital inclusion plan, including asset inventory, survey
data, community input and other planning resources. The speakers will share
their rural planning experiences, including a range of local, regional, and
state planning efforts.

Speakers include:

* Roberto Gallardo, Mississippi State University Extension
* Chris St Germain, Nez Pierce Tribe
* Sonja Wall, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education/OneNet
* Don Williams, NTIA

Emy Tseng and Jean Rice from NTIA will facilitate the webinar.

This webinar is targeted to local governments but may be of interest to
federal and state agencies, researchers and nonprofits. There will be ample
time for Q & A.

Thank you,

The BroadbandUSA Team

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