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Webinar Archive: Free Blandin Webinar June 18: NTIA’s Broadband Program

Here are the notes, video and materials from yesterday’s webinar…

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Join Laura Breeden from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to learn more about their BroadbandUSA program, and their role in coordinating the President’s overall Broadband Initiative, including the anticipated White House-hosted broadband summit. 154 more words

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Free Blandin Webinar June 18: NTIA’s Broadband Program

Everyone is invited to the next free webinar hosted by the Blandin Foundation…

Thursday, June 18 from 3-4pm
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NTIA’s Broadband Program

Join Laura Breeden from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to learn more about their BroadbandUSA program, and their role in coordinating the President’s overall Broadband Initiative, including the anticipated White House-hosted broadband summit. 154 more words

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Blandin Foundation recommendations to the Broadband Opportunity Council

In March I mentioned President Obama’s plan to focus on broadband in the US, starting with the Broadband Opportunity Council. Bernadine Joselyn and Bill Coleman were just in Washington DC to speak with folks about the initiatives. 4,300 more words

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Hackathon in Willmar September 18-20

I love the idea of Hacks in rural areas. With Blandin’s support, there’s a hack coming to Willmar in September…

Hackathon Comes to Willmar this Fall!

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Maker Faires, Maker Spaces: a movement made for local techies

Last week the Blandin Broadband Communities met in St Cloud to talk about the projects that were recently funded through the Blandin Foundation and projects that might get funded in the future. 627 more words

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The FCC looks at subsidizing broadband: Comments wanted

Last week, FCC Chairman Wheeler asked for comments on modernizing the Lifeline program to focus on broadband….

Today, Chairman Wheeler shared with his fellow commissioners a set of comprehensive proposals to restructure and modernize the FCC’s Lifeline program so that it can efficiently and effectively help low-income consumers afford access to essential communications services in the 21st Century, including broadband.

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Blandin Foundation awards broadband grants across rural Minnesota

Congrats!

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Blandin Foundation announced today that it has awarded 29 grants totaling $321,245 to support rural Minnesota communities as they grow high-speed Internet access and use in their communities.

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