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Is Montgomery County Cutting Corners When Trying to Close the Digital Divide?
May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This webinar is part of a monthly series called Trending Topics, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County.
- THEODORA SCARATO — Executive Director, Environmental Health Trust
- MITSUKO HERRERA — Program Director, Montgomery Connects, Montgomery County Office of Broadband Programs
- SABINE NESCHKE — Policy Analyst (business and technology issues), Bipartisan Policy Center
Public infrastructure is more than roads and bridges. Bridging the “digital divide” is important for improving educational, economic, health, and political equity. Montgomery County is increasing broadband service locally by expanding infrastructure for 5G mobile technology. But what questions are county officials asking in the process, and how can residents understand the impacts of this effort?
FREE. PUBLIC ALWAYS WELCOME.
Register here for the Zoom presentation with opportunity for Q&A.