Broadband and Mobile Devices in Minnesota Education

Broadband and Mobile Devices in Minnesota Education
Connect Minnesota

Broadband and mobile technologies open up a world of opportunities for students and educators. Teachers can take lessons beyond the classroom walls, and students can use laptop or tablet computers to learn from anywhere they can access the Internet. Because of the opportunities that broadband-connected devices can bring to students, many schools are making sure that their students can go online by providing them with laptop or tablet computers.

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Catching up with the RS Fiber Coop in Minnesota

Catching up with the RS Fiber Coop in Minnesota
Community Broadband Networks Initiative, Christopher Mitchell

Today, we interview Coop Vice-Chair Cindy Gerholz and Winthrop Town Manager Mark Erickson to get an update on the fiber-to-the-farm project. The Renville-Sibley Fiber project has transitioned from a municipal project to a cooperative. Local towns and a sizeable majority of townships will together issue an economic development bond to provide seed capital to the coop.

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