Roundtable is on broadband

TUPPER LAKE -, the New York State Broadband Program Office, USDA Rural Development and The Wild Center will hold a Rural Communities Broadband Roundtable at The Wild Center at 45 Museum Drive here Thursday, Oct. 24, from 1-3:30 p.m.

The objective is to help towns in the North Country better understand how broadband can revitalize their communities, and how they can access broadband, through discussions including a progress report on the rollout of rural broadband in the North Country, rural success stories and available funding for Distance Learning and Community Connect initiatives.

Sign-in starts at 12:30 p.m. The USDA Program Presentation starts at 1 p.m., the NYS Broadband Program at 1:45 p.m. and Rural Success Stories at 2:30 p.m. There will be a Q&A session from 3-3:30 p.m.

Space is limited so register ASAP with Hillarie Logan Dechene at by Oct. 18.