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Free broadband technologies webinar

November 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am

As a long-time technology leader in Southern and Eastern Kentucky, The Center for Rural Development is proud to be a partner of the Kentucky Wired I-Way broadband network. The broadband project will begin in Eastern Kentucky and, over the next three years, will bring reliable, high-speed Internet to every county in the state.

Broadband Technologies: Understanding the Full Range of Technical Options and Opportunities (TENTATIVE)
Thursday, Nov. 5 (Time to Be Determined)

Not all broadband technologies are created equal. Broadband is a loose term that can be applied to a range of different technologies – each of which offer different capabilities and limitations, each with a wide range of speeds and reliability characteristics.

This webinar will cover the full range of technical options and opportunities for deploying broadband services and will importantly emphasize each ones advantages and disadvantages, and scalability to meet future demands.

To help communities and providers prepare, the Finance and Administration Cabinet has contracted with CTC Technology and Energy to offer a series of free webinars. CTC has also created guidebooks and other materials that you can download from  We encourage you to participate in as many of the webinars as possible.

If you plan to participate, send an email in advance to:

Cheryl L. Johnson,Senior Analyst
CTC Technology & Energy

In the “subject line” please put “name and date” of the webinar(s).  Cheryl will then send you a follow up email with registration information.

The KentuckyWired infrastructure project is unlike any other seen in Kentucky in the last 50 years. Broadband, now considered an essential utility service, will leapfrog Kentucky’s dismal connectivity and slow speeds to some of the fastest and highest capacity service in the U.S. – all with the potential to lower consumer costs and improve cell phone coverage as well. Get your community ready!

If you have questions, please call 502-782-9549, email or visit