VERONA, Miss. (WTVA) - The USDA Rural Development hosted a rural broadband workshop at the Mississippi State University Extension Complex in Verona.
Attendees learned about technologies and providers available to increase high-speed internet access in rural communities.
The workshop also featured information on federal funding resources available to assist in the implementation of broadband projects.
Alongside representatives of internet service providers, rural telephone companies and electric power cooperatives, the workshop also included presentations from officials representing USDA Rural Development, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Delta Regional Authority, Mississippi Development Authority and many more.