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Nov 15 Webinar – WiFi in the Park: Extending Services in Rural Areas; with Nathaniel Rasmussen

Date:  Thu, Nov 15, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Centre County is a rural area in Pennsylvania and the Schlow Centre Region Library is using a unique method to bring low-cost internet to help bridge the digital divide. Utilizing TV WhiteSpace — the unused bandwidth between television channels — to extend library resources and internet into their communities and forge new partnerships. This session will provide an overview of what is TV Whitespace is, how one library in Pennsylvania is deploying it, Erate and FCC ramifications, and community partnership opportunities.

Presenters: Sascha Meinrath and Nathaniel Rasmussen

Access the link for the live session and register.  The State Library of Florida is hosting this and requests that PA librarians identify themselves as from Pennsylvania where it asks for the Library Name.

 

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