Thursday, October 29, 2020
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How do you solve an $80 billion problem? Economists and rural broadband advocates are looking for solutions to rural broadband access challenges, but there is no silver bullet, and some say it's hard to know how effective subsidy programs are, given the limited research.

Switzerland of Ohio Local School District is the site for a telehealth pilot project that could be replicated by other school districts across the state.

With the COVID-19 pandemic still in progress, schools are planning both in-person and remote options for learning this year. For those in areas with less internet access, remote learning presents particular challenges.

The Pennsylvania State Grange wants Gov. Tom Wolf to put his money and resources where his mouth is when it comes to broadband internet access.

A bill to create the Ohio’s first state grant program for broadband expansion has passed the state House of Representatives and is now waiting on Ohio Senate approval.

An interactive map unveiled by Penn State Extension will help internet service providers as they prepare to bid on projects to expand broadband services.

Rural areas lag behind urban areas in broadband access. Many think public and private work are both essential as work to close the digital divide continues.

Schools, colleges and some businesses are transitioning to online learning in response to COVID-19 risks. In rural areas with limited broadband access, this presents some challenges.

The new Ohio Broadband Strategy gives Ohio providers a better chance of getting federal funds to expand access, but it's going to take a lot of money to bring broadband to all of rural Ohio.

With the 2020 Census set to offer an online response option, Ohioans in areas with limited broadband access may need to be proactive with how they respond.