SNG’s Broadband Economic Impact Estimate for Minnesota

sng-mn-modelIt’s fun sifting through documents that emerged at the Broadband Community Conference last week. Today’s highlight is from SNG (Strategic Networks Group), a Broadband Economic Impact Model, which is a dashboard of metrics estimating of economic impacts from business adoption of eSolutions for selected geographies and industry profiles.

Here’s a description of their method..

SNG’s Broadband Economic Impact Model applies reported utilization data from tens of thousands of businesses and infers what increasing awareness and use of Internet applications could mean for your region. More specifically, businesses surveyed by SNG across America have been asked to quantify the economic impacts from using 17 specific Internet applications. These numbers tell us how incremental increases in meaningful across multiple businesses will drive significant economic growth.

And the bottom line results for Minnesota…

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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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