FCC to Host Rural Broadband Workshop Featuring UEN

fcc-logo_dark-blueThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be hosting a Rural Broadband Workshop on March 19, 2014. This workshop will focus on the importance of broadband in rural America and include presentations designed to discuss the impact broadband has on education, healthcare and economic development.

 

This workshop is especially important for Utah as the state looks to level the playing field for rural Utah businesses to drive economic growth.

Ray Timothy, executive director for the Utah Education Network (UEN) will be a panelist on the State Strategies to Meet the Rural Broadband Challenge discussion. This panel will examine the important role that states can play in ensuring the availability and adoption of broadband in rural communities.

To view the webcast, go to www.fcc.gov/live on the day of the event. Viewers may submit questions by e-mail to livequestions@fcc.gov or via Twitter at #FCCRuralBroadband.

Click here to see the full agenda.