Understanding the Digital Divide

Posted in Event on June 01, 2021



Lakeshore Advantage, in partnership with leading economic firm the Upjohn Institute, identified access to high speed broadband as a key barrier to our region's growth as part of it 10-year plan.  Developing long-term solution(s) to a major challenges/opportunities that will positively impact current or future primary employers involving multiple external partners. This event will help you understand the complexity, cost, and opportunities to bring high-speed broadband to all our Lakeshore residents with industry and local government experts.

Watch Recorded Webinar Here


Below are resources for further education:
 
Ottawa County’s Digital Inclusion Strategy
https://www.miottawa.org/Departments/Planning/broadband.htm
 
Holland BPW Broadband Information
https://hollandbpw.com/en/broadband
 
Allegan County’s Digital Inclusion Strategy
http://cms.allegancounty.org/sites/Office/IS/SitePages/Broadband.aspx
 
Merit Network/ other resources mentioned in the webinar:
Merit.edu/moonshot
Broadbandgap.net
 
To connect directly with our panelists, please email:
 
Jeff Dorr, ITC Holdings: wdorr@Itctransco.com
Charlotte Bewersdorff, Merit Network: cbewers@merit.edu
Dave Koster, Holland BPW: dkoster@hollandbpw.com
 
 
ITC was the sponsor of this webinar and is passionate about innovation. To see that passion in action, watch their video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02aSCziNU4c

 
 

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