Alabama Establishes Broadband Initiative
On May 22, 2008 Governor Bob Riley issued Executive Order 42 establishing the Alabama Broadband Initiative (ABI). The order states that, “The mission of the Alabama Broadband Initiative shall be to extend the benefits of advanced broadband technology to every community in the state through collaborative partnerships with governmental and private sector stakeholders.”
But is there a demand for broadband in rural Alabama – or America for that matter? Check out that perspective at ZDNet’s Tom Steinert-Threlkeld’s blog.