Broadband internet access has become an essential need, and it’s been proven time and time again during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also a big topic on the national radar, which could mean grants and improvements for rural areas like much of the Delta Region states, which officials say “lack the adequate digital infrastructure to support access to critical services such as healthcare, distance learning, and remote work.”
LSU is making changes to the structure and leadership of Innovation Park following the recent departure of Dave Winwood, who retired June 30 after just two and a half years at the helm of the south Baton Rouge research park.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced yesterday that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.3M grant to the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) to support the development of wet lab space and clean room in the Information Technology Center at The Beach at UNO.
Times-Picayune and The Advocate participate in a national initiative led by Consumer Reports, assessing the quality gaps in broadband services received by customers across the United States and the amount they pay.
As federal officials debate pouring billions of dollars into broadband access, data suggests many of Louisiana’s schoolchildren and adults who preferred to work from home spent the pandemic with sub-par access to high-speed internet, particularly in the state’s least-wealthy parishes.
A strong tech community needs people skilled in the ways of venture capital. These experiences are often hard to come by without the right connections.
The Board of Directors of the Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative (NELPCO) voted June 29t to begin the process of bringing broadband internet to its service area.
Last year, companies around the U.S. scrambled to figure out how to shut down their offices and set up their employees for remote work as the COVID-19 virus suddenly bore down on the world.
Nexus Louisiana today announced that Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week will be an in person event held Oct. 4-6 at the Bon Carre Business Center.
New Orleans has launched an artificial intelligence-powered 311 chatbot to deliver faster answers to a wider range of residents. Dubbed “Jazz,” the bot is reachable via text and at the city website. It is expected to provide 24/7 services to a city that, by Census Bureau counts, numbered 390,000 in July 2019.