With the rules for the stimulus funding of a national broadband plan and map soon-to-be-released, a debate has ensued about the specifics of the broadband mapping activities of Connected Nation.
Blogger Charlie Kaylor recently put his voice into the debate, outlining why a broadband map is only the beginning of a highly complex challenge.
“Mapping, while important, even crucial, to a sound broadband deployment strategy, is only a small fraction of the challenge…” Kaylor wrote. “Indeed, part of the process is to solicit extensive feedback from the public on the maps that Connected Nation produces. But mapping is only a fraction of the overall effort necessary to develop, extend, and improve broadband. Connected Nation’s process demonstrates that they understand the complexities of the challenge.”
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