Forum on Broadband to Detroit Neighborhoods

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December 15th, 2017

When:
December 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Where:
MSU Detroit Facility
3408 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Anne Marie Salter
5174328005

Please join us on Monday December 18 for lunch and a discussion of research findings for our recent study on barriers to broadband access in neighborhoods of Detroit. The event is scheduled from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at MSU’s Detroit Facility, 3408 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201.
The forum will discuss findings of our Quello Center’s recent study, which was supported by Detroit’s Rocket Fiber.

Attendees will include community, academic, private and public stakeholders interested in finding ways that Rocket Fiber and other partners can help bring broadband Internet services to more households across the City.

The forum will include a light lunch, and is intended to discuss findings of our recent study, which was supported by Detroit’s Rocket Fiber. The study explores Internet access and use in three Detroit neighborhoods, The forum will cover ideas on how Rocket Fiber and other partners can help bring broadband Internet services to more households across the City.

The forum will be organized in three parts in addition to a brief introduction:

(1) Rocket Fiber: the company and its commitment to community;

(2) Presentation and discussion of the Quello Center’s findings; and

(3) Next steps for research, policy, and practice.

Attendees will include community, academic, private and public stakeholders interested in finding solutions to restricted broadband access and use limitations in the city of Detroit.

Themes and issues arising from the forum discussion will be posted online in due course.

The MSU Detroit Center on Woodward Ave. in Detroit, MI on Thursday October 1, 2009.

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