Use of fast Internet access by as many people as possible improves
local income and jobs, and fast Internet access is necessary for
creative workers, according to a nationwide detailed study.
Courtesy of lead author Brian Whitacre (pictured),
here are the slides from
Broadband’s Contribution to Economic Health in Rural Areas: A Causal Analysis,
presented at the
Telecommunications Policy Research Conference
and previously blogged here as
General broadband adoption improves rural economic health.
They’re a lot easier to see than my blurry pictures.
You can see the Valdosta MSA on the maps of some of their underlying data.