New Mexico Broadband Director Kelly Schlegel and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Senior Advisor Barbara Cottam will discuss the anticipated impact of federal Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) funding in local communities throughout New Mexico. The state recently receiving $5,740,534.91 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden, to plan for the deployment and adoption of affordable, equitable, and reliable high-speed Internet service throughout the state.
Federal and state officials will be joined by representatives of Teeniors, a local program that pairs tech-savvy-teens with seniors to provide coaching and support for access and meaningful use of digital technology. Also participating will be Catherine Nicolaou, Broadband Program Manager for the City of Albuquerque.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00 PM
WHERE: International District Library
7601 Central Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Contact: Erin Thompson, Assistant to Kelly Schlegel, Broadband Director
Phone (505)795-0737 Email Erin.Thompson@doit.nm.gov
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