Archive for the ‘Digital Leader’ Category

Spencer Broadband Meeting

02/26/2016 Digital Leader, Economic Development, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

Success Story: High Speed Internet, Spencer Branch Library, Marathon County, Wisconsin The Spencer Branch librarian came over to me and waited until a pause in my conversation. “Excuse me,” she said “I’m going to leave now. I locked the doors to the building. You all can leave when you like.” It was 8:15pm and the High Speed […]

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Speakers Address Jobs, Economy and Broadband Internet in Iron County

03/26/2015 Digital Leader, Economic Development, Rural Broadband, Wireless, Wisconsin by j.smith

A 2014 survey of Iron County residents found that of 803 property owners who returned surveys, 162 would start or move a business to Iron County given adequate broadband internet. This was one result reported by Will Andresen, UW Extension, during a panel discussion on broadband at the Oma Town Hall.  The program, sponsored by […]

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Digital Leaders at work for Wisconsin

05/12/2014 Digital Leader, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

Center Digital Leaders in Ashland and Bayfield counties collaborated to host a regional technology expo to connect residents, businesses and providers to each other, as well as hosting a a number of quick digital learning sessions including “Enhancing Education with Broadband,” “Keeping your Family Safe Online,” and “Social Media: What to Use for What?’ among other […]

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Digital Leaders 2013

01/07/2014 Digital Leader by j.smith

These 2013 Digital Leaders represent a cross section of all four divisions of UW-Extension. These statewide Digital Leaders will work with the Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center and their communities to increase broadband (high speed internet) connection and adoption. Their projects will run July – December, 2013. Read more about the Digital Leader project description, and […]

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WI Digital Leaders 2014

01/03/2014 Digital Leader, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

Digital Leaders 2014

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