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SIU to host a broadband equity session

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U of I Extension

The public is invited to a discussion about achieving reliable internet service across Southern Illinois and the state.

The Illinois Broadband Lab, The Illinois Department of Commerce, and Economic Opportunity Office of Broadband are all working with SIU Carbondale to host the event.

Insights on the Illinois State Digital Equity Plan and the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment Program will be presented. The program also talks about regional broadband findings and engagement initiatives including programs like Connect Illinois and Broadband Breakthrough.

The event encourages attendees to share their thoughts on digital advancements in the region.

There will be time for open discussion, along with a provided lunch. The online form to RSVP is available here.

Ava Steffens is a student news contributor for WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org
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