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Badger Talks Live - Broadband Internet and the Wisconsin Economy

Speaker: Tessa Conroy, Assistant Professor

Event Details

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
12 p.m.
Access to broadband is an increasingly important issue for economic well-being, particularly in rural communities. Broadband is linked to better business performance, farm profits, higher home values, higher educational outcomes, and improved health outcomes. Despite these benefits, access to high-quality broadband is limited in many communities throughout Wisconsin, which impedes progress toward rural prosperity. Learn about the role UW Extension plays in improving broadband access.