Broadband 101

Resources and approaches on Broadband Planning

LEAP – Library E-Rate Assessment & Planning: COSLA (Chief Officers of State Library Agencies) is partnering with ALA-OITP (Office of Information Technology Policy) and USAC to work with a small number of states throughout 2016 to develop individual plans and strategies for optimizing the new E-rate opportunities.

Broadband 101 – a short narrative on Georgia’s Broadband upgrade, hitting high level points of assessments, evaluations and funding.

California State Library Initiative – details on statewide Broadband rollout 2015-2016.

In 2014, COSLA sponsored 2 reports:

  1. Planning Guide for Library Broadband Connectivity, a high-level overview of different approaches across the U.S.
  2. Reference Guide to National Projects: Digital Literacy, Broadband Adoption, and Digital Inclusion