Thanks to Mark Zimmerman for sharing the following update from the Itasca Area BBC. It’s fun to see how much they have accomplished in a year – I thought it might give other Minnesota communities some ideas for encouraging broadband adoption too… 571 more words
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I’m pleased to post the archive from yesterday’s webinar…
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“Making 700 MHz Wireless Work in Rural Minnesota.”
Kevin Larson, general manager of Consolidated Telecommunications Company (CTC) in Brainerd, will provide an overview of the potential of 700 MHz wireless Internet for rural Minnesota.
Yesterday, despite April snow showers, a good crowd gathered in Hinckley to talk about broadband. It was the second annual East Central Broadband conference – and for the second time I was very impressed. 361 more words
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Blandin Foundation Extends Rural Broadband Commitment
Blandin Foundation commits to extend work in rural broadband another two years (through 2016) and allocates $1.5 million more for community broadband grants. 1,327 more words
So happy to share this news from the Blandin Foundation…
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Blandin Foundation extends its commitment to rural broadband
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (March 24, 2014) – During their spring meeting March 20 and 21, Blandin Foundation trustees voted to extend the organization’s decade of work in rural broadband another two years (through 2016) and allocate $1.5 million more for community broadband grants.
If you missed yesterday’s webinar on Blandin Broadband Grant Programs, you can watch it here. The grants are for rural Minnesota communities…