The State Of Broadband In Nevada County

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Erika Kosina, Tech Connection Writer, has an Other Voices in The Union on the state of broadband in Nevada County

Nevada County’s tech industry is poised for growth. More and more tech talent and businesses are realizing what a great place Nevada County is to live.

But before this growth can happen, we need two things: more housing and more internet.

Nevada County Tech Connection recently hosted a meeting about the latter — the status of broadband internet in our county. Kristin York, vice president of Business Innovation at Sierra Business Council, led the discussion. The audience was diverse and vocal — it included Spiral Internet CEO John Paul, self-described “impatient activist” Andrew Wilkinson and Jeff Thorsby, administrative analyst for the Nevada County Board of Supervisors.

Read the full article HERE.

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About Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.
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