Conference Brainstorms on Ideas to Expand Broadband in Minnesota

During the Open Space sessions groups gathered to talk about topics that were of interest to them. The following topics came up:

Seeding and harvesting technology to the older generations

How do we make internet access equitable statewide?

How to get money to deploy?

Business and broadband

Low income interest and computer access programs

How do we get to the people that don’t care about the internet?

Rural communities that still feel underserved – where are the bottlenecks?

Workforce development how to get employers to engage talent where they live? Telework

USF – Universal Service Fund

Broadband based economic development

How to incentivize MN business community to refurbish instead of discard computers and devices?

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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