On March 16, Executive Director of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office Emily Sheketoff took part in a roundtable discussion during a public meeting at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Topics included the broadband stimulus program on innovative programs and activities of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the Agriculture Department’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
During the meeting, Sheketoff had the opportunity to give remarks and discuss how libraries are well-positioned to provide programs to stimulate broadband demand.
Sheketoff took part in Session 3: Innovative Programs to Encourage Sustainable Adoption of Broadband service and Expanding Public Computer Center Capacity. Click here access the video.
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