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Category Archive: Foundation for Rural Service

Dec 15 2016

Telehealth Focus Yields Great Discussion

Senator Capito from West Virginia may have “been in the dark” in our ballroom today over at the Westin as we—and the Foundation for Rural Service as well as our Smart Rural Community program—hosted a session on telehealth, “Rural Health at a Digital Crossroads: Improving Care With Telehealth” at the conclusion of our TEPS conference. …

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Aug 14 2016

Go West with FRS

I can’t wait for fun pictures to post later this week as our fabulous Foundation for Rural Service sets off for the wilds of Wyoming with 19 congressional staffers in tow to see firsthand the challenges of providing high-speed access to rural Americans and the amazing job NTCA members do working through those challenges. I’m …

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May 31 2016

A Device Generation

I really cherish my weekend routine of slowing down a little bit. We have a great pattern in our house these days. Don gets up early with the dog to let her out, then crawls back into bed with me so we can snooze a little bit more. (The part about Don being the one …

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May 11 2016

Broadband 101

It’s easy to assume that people and entities that care about broadband—and the powerful engine it can be for rural America —actually understand what broadband is and how the service is actually delivered, particularly in rural markets. That was why I thought it was terrific that our NTCA team hosted a “Broadband 101” (for non-engineers!) today …

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May 02 2016

Foundation for Rural Service Charging Forward

Monday. The infamous day of many internal meetings. Maybe it was because the sun had peeked out of the clouds for the first time in a week. Or, maybe it was because everyone had had their morning coffee (and maybe were on cup #2?), but there was a lot of energy in the air surrounding …

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Apr 20 2016

The Economic Impact of Rural Broadband: It’s Good for Everyone!

Today our Foundation for Rural Service hosted an event with the Hudson Institute, two blocks from the White House, on a study just released that estimates the direct and indirect economic effects of the rural telecommunications, or broadband, industry on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and evaluates the economic impact of rural broadband on other industries. …

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