MBCC

Please join Mississippi Broadband Connect Coalition Chairman Jim Barksdale, Apple Executive Stephanie Hamilton, and Lafayette, LA Parish Joey Durel for a statewide summit designed to provide business and elected leadership the latest ideas for increasing high speed internet's usage and availability in Mississippi. This event will be held next Tuesday, November 13 beginning at 9AM. Speakers will cover topics ranging from telemedicine, to educational applications, to uses for public safety. A full agenda is listed on the registration site.


You can register for this important event by going to the following link: REGISTRATION. Lunch will be served. Feel free to forward this link to any of those you think would be interested.


GET INVOLVED WITH e-BEAT

The Extension Broadband Education and Adoption Team
(e-BEAT) was recently launched, deploying Regional Coordinators around the state to work with businesses, educators, elected officials and community leaders on developing solutions to increase digital literacy and adoption of broadband.

Click here to learn more about how you can get involved with increasing broadband use in your area.
eBEAT

The Mississippi State University conducted a phone survey of Mississippians in early 2011 to assess the level of broadband use and adoption. These results have influenced the development of the MBCC’s broadband plan and will guide the activities of the e-BEAT. Click the link below to view who is and is not online, how Mississippians feel about broadband, and how they use it in their lives.

Click here to review the survey results

Mississippi recently embarked on an aggressive effort to chart a path toward a more connected future. The Mississippi Broadband Connect Coalition, a public-private partnership, developed a comprehensive strategic plan for improving digital literacy, increasing access to broadband, and enabling greater adoption of broadband in the state.


Click here to learn more about Mississippi Broadband Strategic Plan
       
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Are You Connected?

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Ensure our map continues to be the most accurate and up-to-date representation of your broadband availability.

 
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The State of Mississippi is committed to developing a long-term strategy to increase broadband use in communities. Broadband Internet access is the gateway to greater economic productivity, a better education for our children, and advances in health care.

Through this website, Mississippians can learn about the availability of broadband and how best to take advantage of this valuable resource. There will be additional opportunities in the future to get involved so stay plugged in to this effort to move Mississippi forward. [More...]

Broadband is your high-speed highway to the Internet. Broadband technology benefits the community by bringing a wide range of resources and services to your home or business, increasing our social networking capability and improving secure data transfers such as patient medical information in case of emergencies. [More...]

   

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