Industry News

The USDA held a Rural Broadband Forum in State College yesterday and Laurel Highland’s Jim Kail participated on a panel entitled “Broadband Technologies 101” which was designed to showcase the different broadband technologies rural communities can use to gain Internet access. Kail, who was joined on the panel by representatives from AT&T, Comcast, and In the Stix, focused on the fiber deployment investments made by his companies and emphasized the importance of continued USF support to enable RLECs to keep providing broadband service and keep costs down for customers.