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COVID-19 highlights the digital disadvantage
This week CoBank released a brief video from economist Jeff Johnston, which talks about communication issues during this pandemic.
Johnston’s conversation touches on how people in rural communities, who have limited options for broadband, will be adversely affected by the preventive measures being put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Not only will they find it difficult to work from home, access to things like telemedicine could also be a challenge.