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Boot Camp June 2015 Materials

06/08/2015 bootcamp, Economic Development, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

Folder Materials About the Center:  Strategic Plan What the Center Does Center Resources Meeting Materials:  June 2015 Boot Camp Agenda Kotter 8 Steps of Change County Economic Development Profile Boot Camp June 2015 Participant List Power Point presentations:  Kotter / County steps Broadband Adoption E-commerce Pilots & FirstNet links broadband in your county Additional Publications Rural Wisconsin Today, […]

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Broadband Boot Camp 2015

04/10/2015 bootcamp, Economic Development, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

This year our Center is focusing our Broadband Boot Camp specifically on communities that are leading the digital pack statewide, or that have specifically expressed interest in leading their communities into the 21st century with broadband options.  We are being so focused because we’ve seen, through Broadband Boot Camps we’ve held over the past three […]

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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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Smart Rural Communities: Economic Development and Broadband

02/18/2015 Economic Development, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

Vernon Telephone Cooperative in Westby, Wisconsin, began in 1950 and now serves nearly 7,000 members with broadband high-speed internet, telephone and digital television. Their mission is to provide the latest telecommunication technology and promote economic development in the communities they serve. Over the last several years, Vernon Telephone Cooperative has provided many of its members […]

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