Is Montgomery County Cutting Corners When Trying to Close the Digital Divide? Presentation with Q&A.

Monday, May 22, 2023, 7PM EDT, Webinar by League of Women Voters MoCo

Watch the presentation on YouTube:

THEODORA SCARATO — Executive Director, Environmental Health Trust

MITSUKO HERRERA — Program Director, Montgomery Connects, Montgomery County Office of Broadband Programs

SABINE NESCHKE — Policy Analyst (business and technology issues), Bipartisan Policy Center

Public infrastructure is more than roads and bridges. Bridging the “digital divide” is important for improving educational, economic, health, and political equity. Montgomery County is increasing broadband service locally by expanding infrastructure for 5G mobile technology. But what questions are county officials asking in the process, and how can residents understand the impacts of this effort?

Posted in Montgomery County, webinar and tagged .