State of Missouri Archives: on Technology


Jay Nixon: MoBroadbandNow: Bring broadband to every corner of our state

Last year, I said that we needed to bring broadband to every corner of our state. We all know that technology drives today's job market. We live in a high-speed, digital world, where the most tech-savvy, early adapters will succeed. Soon, 88 Missouri counties will be better connected, at faster speeds, to each other and to the world. High-speed broadband will have a dramatic impact on our economy, and on our quality of life.

It will connect tens of thousands of homes in rural Missouri to a network of vital community services like fire and police, schools and hospitals, libraries and government.

The competition for federal funds was steep. But our MoBroadbandNow partnership was a stunning success. More than $260 million will be coming to Missouri, which in turn will generate tens of millions of dollars in new investment, and create thousands of new jobs.

Source: 2011 Missouri State of the State Address Jan 19, 2011

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