Digital Connectivity Telephone Town Hall

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Highlight Clips

Dr. Brian Whitacre discussed what connectivity is and why it is so important right now especially for older adults.
Eduard Bartholme discussed the digital divide and Affordable Connectivity Program.
Eduard Bartholme discussed transitioning to the Affordable Connectivity Program and how older adults can apply.

About

AARP Oklahoma held this event for their members to discuss digital connectivity in Oklahoma, including information on high speed internet access. This event featured Sean Voksuhl, State Director for AARP Oklahoma, Dr. Brian Whitacre, Professor and Jean & Patsy Neustadt Chair in the department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University, and Eduard Bartholme, Associate Bureau Chief for the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau and Federal Communications Commission. The hosts discussed what connectivity is and what high speed internet means for Oklahoma. The host also talked through the Emergency Broadband Benefit. Dr. Whitacre discussed how they want people to take advantage of the benefits through the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB).