Broadband Access – Public Policy Issue

Technology Fair‘Considering Broadband Access as a Public Policy Issue’ was the topic for a recent county board presentation by Mary Kluz, Community Resource Development Agent, and Gerry Klein, Marathon County IT Director. The Marathon County Board members learned about current internet service options available in the county, the relative speeds of those services, gaps in coverage throughout the county. The County Board members considered the importance of broadband access for economic development, public safety, and county government options for having a positive impact on broadband access for businesses and residents in the county.

Presentation to Marathon County Board (PDF, 510 KB)

County Board Meeting Video-recording (The Broadband topic begins at minute 10:20)