If You Build It, Will They Come?

October 26 – 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Moderator

Angela Siefer

National Digital Inclusion Alliance, Executive Director

Census data tells us 4 million households in rural areas and 14 million households in urban areas do not have internet subscriptions of any kind. The problem goes beyond a lack of access to broadband infrastructure. Join us for a solutions discussion. We’ll cover how to address the broadband adoption barriers of cost of internet and devices plus access to digital literacy training.

Speakers

Brian Whitacre

Oklahoma State University, Sarkeys Distinguished Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics