Minnesota Broadband and Biz: Oct 2012

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Blandin FoundationBy Ann Treacy, Blandin on Broadband

The National Broadband Plan (released in 2010) and the Minnesota Broadband Task Force report (released in 2009) that informed the Minnesota Broadband Law both promote public-private partnerships as a way to improve broadband expansion.

Minnesota has seen both sides of that coin so far — partnerships that has gone smoothly, resulting in progress, and where partnership has wavered, leading to stalled infrastructure developments.

In the last month, the Blandin on Broadband blog has highlighted several stories on efforts to improve broadband in various areas: