Broadband for economic development

09/20/2011 Data by j.smith

chart: WI Broadband key to location choice

Broadband impacts the ability of communities to attract and retain workers and residents
More than a quarter of the households in the demonstration communities and more than a third of the state households indicated that the availability of broadband would be a key decision factor on where they would live if they were to relocate.

Increasingly, the availability of broadband will impact a community’s ability to attract and retain employers and workers, residents, and retirees.


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