Lac qui Parle Valley on being a Blandin Broadband Community

Last week, KLQP radio Madison interviewed Renae Tostenson, LqPV Superintendent, about LqVP’s new role as a Blandin Broadband Community. (Listen here.)

Renae and host Paul Raymo talk about how the BBC program will promote broadband adoption in the community. They have gathered a steering committee with representatives from many sectors and industries in the area. This group will be meeting on March 4 to talk about projects that might help build awareness and interest of broadband.

LqPV is a unique rural area in that FTTH is coming to many of the communities in the area. So they are in a unique position to forget about bandwidth limitations and focus on innovation. (That being said, there are pockets of limited coverage.)

This entry was posted in BCBP, Blandin Foundation, Building Broadband Tools, Conferences, MN, Rural by Ann Treacy. Bookmark the permalink.

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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