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10 Blandin Broadband Communities Named at the #MNBroadband Conference

Yesterday was a very full day. So much broadband learning, news and networking – including the announcement of 10 new BBC communities:

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Youth Speak for Themselves at MN Broadband Conference

We heard from students from Fond du Lac Ojibwe School, Lac qui Parle Valley High School, and Two Harbors High School about how young people can be engaged in community broadband initiatives, both adding and receiving value. 302 more words

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Accelerating Impact with Technology: Building Skills, Confidence, and Community: webinar notes

I attended an interesting webinar sponsored by the NTIA yesterday – Accelerating Impact with Technology: Building Skills, Confidence, and Community. They highlighted broadband adoption programs. Here is the official description: 467 more words

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Blandin eNews November 2014

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Border to Border Broadband: No Community Left Behind Nov 18-19
The Fall broadband conference provides a great opportunity to meet and learn from people in Minnesota communities that enjoy border to border broadband, some that have been working on it and others that are just starting to stir local excitement for it. 831 more words

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Connect Itasca innovative plan to make business case for broadband

Connect Itasca is using an innovative tool to gather market development and business plan data for the un-served and under-served areas of Itasca County.  The survey tool provides mapping, network cost estimating and social media tools to build a business case for broadband deployment.   382 more words

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Western Minnesota talks about public sector role in local broadband

Last week, I got to be a fly on the wall during a fun discussion in Appleton Minnesota, hosted by UMVRDC (which covers five counties) and the… 687 more words

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Blandin Broadband eNews October 2014

News from the Blandin on Broadband Blog

Minnesota Fall Broadband Conference Join community broadband champions, thought leaders and policy makers from across the state to recharge and celebrate shared efforts to make… 1,707 more words

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