Webinar Feb 15: Leveraging National Data to Jumpstart Your Broadband Plan

Thought folks might be interested…

BroadbandUSA Practical Broadband Conversations

Topic: Leveraging National Data to Jumpstart Your Broadband Plan

Date: Wednesday, February 15 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

Overview: The U.S. Census Bureau, NTIA, and FCC collect and make publicly available data about Internet availability, subscriptions, and usage. This webinar will do a “deep dive” into federal datasets, including the FCC Form 477 filings from broadband providers that show broadband availability, speed and technology, and NTIA’s Digital Nation data, which represents the largest comprehensive national household survey on computer and Internet use. We’ll also highlight how the BroadbandUSA Connectivity Initiative will leverage this data as part of its online assessment tool. Hear from the experts, ask your questions, and learn how to access and use these datasets to help your broadband Internet needs assessment and planning efforts.

Speakers:

  • Steven Rosenberg, Chief Data Officer, Wireline Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Rafi Goldberg, Policy Analyst, Office of Policy Analysis and Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
  • Robert Ballance, Presidential Innovation Fellow, Lead Architect, Connectivity Initiative Application

Moderators:

  • Karen Archer Perry, Senior Policy Analyst, BroadbandUSA
  • Emy Tseng, Senior Policy Analyst, BroadbandUSA

Registration

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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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