Event

Big Sky Broadband Workshop

Event Time: Wed, August 31, 2016 08:30 AM
Type Of Event: Workshop
Event Location: Northwest, MT

BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce sponsored a Regional Broadband Workshop featuring keynote addresses by national broadband leaders and state and local officials on August 31 and September 1, 2016. Broadband is a critical driver of economic growth and prosperity across the country. The Big Sky Broadband Workshop brought together state, local and federal officials; industry representatives, community leaders and other key stakeholders to share real-world broadband success stories and lessons learned from across the region. The workshop featured high-impact discussions on broadband, focused on everything from how to bring advanced telecommunications infrastructure to rural communities to how to ensure that all Americans have the broadband access and skills needed to thrive in today’s digital economy. The workshop also examined the remaining gaps and and included discussions on how to expand access to and adoption of high-speed Internet services for all citizens.

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