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February 2020 Webinar: The Role of States in Expanding Broadband Access

Date: Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Type Of Event: Webinar

The majority of states across the country are increasing resources devoted to broadband deployment, supporting digital inclusion initiatives and focusing their attention towards broadband policy coordination across different state agencies. While there is no one size fits all, states are implementing innovative approaches to increase broadband access and adoption. Join BroadbandUSA in a conversation on how broadband is being implemented at the state level in addition to research by The Pew Charitable Trusts on state broadband programs and innovative approaches to help overcome the digital divide.


  • Kathryn de Wit, Manager, Broadband Research Initiative, Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Deana Perry, Executive Director, Georgia Rural Broadband Program
  • Crystal Ivey, Broadband Director, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Moderator:  Katherine Bates, Manager of State and Local Partnerships, BroadbandUSA