Studies indicate that having access to the Internet increases employment and income, enhances consumer welfare and promotes civic engagement. But, of Kentucky’s 120 counties, 45 have been described as in the “slow lane” of the Information Highway.
On this week’s EST, we’ll discuss efforts to bring Kentucky’s internet access up to speed.
- Brian E. Kiser, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Office of Broadband Outreach and Development;
- Rene True, Executive Director of Connect Kentucky; and
- Mike Hayden of the Next Generation Kentucky Information Highway
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