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					2.To assist those most impacted by the recession
3.To provide investments needed to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and health
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4.To invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructures that will provide long-term economic benefits
5.To stabilize state and local government budgets




       “In the long term, these Recovery Act
         investments will help bridge the digital divide,
         improve access to education and healthcare
         services, and boost economic development
         for communities held back by limited or no
         access to broadband.”

             NTIA
The Road to Prosperity
              Two Grants:
      Comprehensive Community
          Infrastructure (CCI)
 Sustainable Broadband Adoption (SBA)

CCI = $42.7 million ($29.9 request, $9.2 cash
 match, $3.6 in-kind contribution)

SBA = $3.2 million ($2.4 request, $875,000
 match)
Building Community Capacity through
            Broadband

 Driven by community needs

 Accomplished through partnerships

 A pilot built on a successful model

 Exploration of successful models combining
  infrastructure and educational outreach
          Defining Broadband


Federal Communication Commission (FCC)
  definition:
   • Any connection that transfers data at
     speeds greater than 768 kbps
   Problem:
   • Medical Transmissions (Up to 50 mbits/sec)
   • Full Motion Video (1 -2 gbits/sec)

Alternative definition:
    • Connection that does not limit application
      (i.e. VoIP, web-based video streaming)
              Context

         What is broadband?

1 Gbps: ‘Broadband’
         as
‘Broadband’: Dial-up
The Journey to Engagement


              Chippewa Valley
              Platteville
              Superior
              Wausau
              Menominee Nation
The Journey to Engagement
   University of Wisconsin System            School District of Superior
   University of Wisconsin Colleges and      Menominee Nation
    Extension                                 College of Menominee Nation
   WiscNet                                   Wausau
   University of Wisconsin Extension,        University of Wisconsin Colleges-
    Cooperative Extension                      Marathon County
   University of Wisconsin Extension,        Marathon County Public Library
    BAMI Division                             UW Extension-Marathon County
   Wisconsin Educational                     The Neighbor's Place Inc.
    Communications Board                      Platteville
   Chippewa Valley                           Platteville Public Library
   Cooperative Education Services            Platteville Library Foundation
    Agency, CESA 10                           Platteville Business Incubator
   Chippewa Valley Free Clinic, Eau          Platteville Area Industrial
    Claire                                     Development Corporation
   Indianhead Federated Library System       School District of Platteville
   Hospital Sisters Health System            City of Platteville Senior Center
    Division                                  University of Wisconsin-Platteville
    St. Joseph's Hospital
   Wisconsin Indianhead Technical
    College-Rice Lake
   Superior
                   Building As We Go!


                                        Environmental
                         Hiring Staff
                                         Assessment



         The Political                                  MOU’s & Sub-
         Landscape –                                     contracts
           support ,                                    Compliance:
         questions…                                       SAC’s




 NTIA: Training,
                                   BCCB
communications
  & questions
                                   Start-                     Grant Reports


                                    up
CAN’s
       Follow-Up Information


www.uwex.edu/broadband

				
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