Broadband access 'local economic development issue'

Scott Rudd, director of broadband opportunities in Indianapolis, said the “lack of high speed internet access in some areas of the state has created a sense of urgency.” In an interview, Rudd talked about the need for the state’s largest single investment in broadband to date. He highlighted that community members, businesses, educators and health care professionals are coming together “to drive this issue and drive investment to their individual communities, because at the end of the day, this is a local economic development issue.”

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