TITLE

PROMOTING FAIR LOCAL ORGANIZING FOR BROADBAND DELIVERY: SUGGESTIONS FOR COMMUNITY-LEVEL ACTION IN PERSISTENTLY UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

AUTHOR(S)
FORTUNATO, MICHAEL WILLIAM-PATRICK; BRIDGER, JEFFREY C.; ALTER, THEODORE R.; EMMERLING, GRACE M.; ORTBAL, KATHRYN J.; SCHWARTZ, MIKE; STERNER III, GLENN E.; SHUFFSTALL, WILLIAM
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Information Policy;2013, Vol. 3, p158
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a six-case mixed-methods study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that compares three types of successful rural broadband initiatives. As per the study, targeted strategies are offered to support technology independence in backward areas. The study also revealed that public-private partnerships are superior to public-only and private-only broadband initiatives in fulfilling the needs of rural areas.
ACCESSION #
88068022

 

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