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Broadband Planning Primer and Toolkit

Description
Provides information, tools, and resources on broadband technology and planning for the development of internet services in the Appalachian region. Focuses on identifying the unversed demand for broadband, developing partnerships, and reducing barriers for broadband providers to develop technology in undeserved areas. Identifies priorities as reducing isolation, supporting economic development, increasing educational opportunities, improving healthcare including telehealth, and enhancing community capacity within the region.
Author(s)
Jane Smith Patterson, Deborah T. Watts, Brian Rathbone, Stephanie Jane Edwards
Date
08/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Appalachian Regional Commission
Tagged as
Appalachia · Broadband · Community and economic development · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Telehealth