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Broadband Properties Summit Presentation 4.27.11

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Utah Broadband Project presentation at the Broadband Properties Summit in Dallas, TX on April 27, 2011.

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Broadband Properties Summit Presentation 4.27.11

  1. 2. Website: http://broadband.utah.gov
  2. 3. <ul><li>Basic Functionality: </li></ul><ul><li>What’s Available Here? </li></ul><ul><li>Data Filters </li></ul><ul><li>Map Display </li></ul><ul><li>Use Map Search to “Zoom To” </li></ul>
  3. 4. “Hidden Gems” Additional Map Resources 
  4. 6. Governor’s Economic Development Plan <ul><li>Vision : Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business destination. </li></ul><ul><li>Mission : Utah will excel in job creation, innovation, entrepreneurship, global business, and quality workforce and have a stable and sustainable business friendly environment. </li></ul>
  5. 7. Gov’s Economic Plan Objectives: <ul><li>Strengthen and grow existing Utah businesses, both urban and rural. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>**Increase business opportunities in rural Utah by identifying unserved and underserved high-speed Internet service areas and by developing a plan to extend broadband service statewide.** </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increase innovation, entrepreneurship and investment. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase national and International business. </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritize education to develop the workforce of the future. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Utah’s Populated Areas <ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><li>Map layer showing where concentrations of people live. Populated areas cover ~7% of the state of Utah </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>Manually trimming of 2010 Census Blocks layer </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Target for high speed wireline-based broadband. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Utah ranks #1 in the nation for home broadband adoption -“Exploring the Digital Nation: Home Broadband Internet Adoption in the United States” U.S. Department of Commerce, November 2010.
  8. 10. Contact: Tara Thue Governor’s Office of Economic Development [email_address] 801-538-8742 Website: http://broadband.utah.gov Twitter: @UtahBroadband

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