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Technology for Ohio’s Tomorrow Hosts “The Future of Broadband Technology” Panel Discussion
The Future of Braodband Technology panel discussion took place on July 13th, 2011, at 2-3:30 p.m. at The Ohio Chamber of Commerce, 230 East Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215. Panelist participants include The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, Bluemile, TekOrange, IQity and the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.
On July 13th, Technology for Ohio’s Tomorrow (TOT) hosted a panel discussion addressing the importance of supporting growth and innovation in Ohio telecommunications and broadband and continuing to create policies that incentivize private sector investment. The panel titled the “The Future of Broadband Technology” takes a critical look at what advancements in broadband and mobile technologies mean to Ohio businesses and consumers, and what the future is for these technologies. Furthermore, the event addresses the current broadband atmosphere in Ohio, including how the AT&T and T-Mobile merger will positively impact access for consumers. The panel featured industries and companies that most significantly benefit from broadband and talk about what the future of these industries and companies look like with better, faster access. This dialogue with residents and organizations in Columbus was held to determine how best to bring the benefits of broadband to them.
A video recap of the discussion can be found here: http://youtu.be/R5pQwFTe3Dk
About Technology for Ohio’s Tomorrow
Technology for Ohio’s Tomorrow is the Ohio-based project of Midwest Consumers for Choice and Competition, a non-profit organization of individual consumers interested in technology, broadband, and telecommunication issues with state projects throughout the Midwest region. Our mission is to advocate for public policies that inspire and encourage innovation in technology while informing and educating technology consumers about legislative and regulatory issues that impact their lives. Technology for Ohio’s Tomorrow will strive to foster an environment that will embrace high-tech jobs, investment, and emerging technologies to better prepare us for Ohio’s Tomorrow.
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