Saturday, August 1, 2009

Making the Case for Broadband to Non-Adapters

Link to August 1 Green Bay Press-Gazette guest column, "Broadband so what? Here's what".

Excerpt: We know it’s routine for students to submit their assignments online, or for job seekers to find and apply for employment. What’s less obvious is that high-speed Internet is the new growth engine for innovation, collaboration, education, learning and professional development opportunities. This is why broadband networks will impact the future growth of our communities, our nation and our lives as individuals.

In the Cleveland area, for example, public libraries offer summer programs to teach children 3-D imaging, animation and other skills that will prepare them for tomorrow’s opportunities.

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