Technology

Broadband Tech Night Booneviile
Access to quality broadband has never been more important, for online learning, working from home and remote health care. But Mississippi lags behind most of the nation in high-speed internet access.
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If the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that access to high-speed internet is not a luxury; it’s a necessity.
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AARP Mississippi worked on and supported several bills that were passed during the 2020 Mississippi Legislative session on behalf of the state’s 50-plus population.
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AARP Mississippi and Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District, will present a High-Speed Internet Workshop on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Monroe County Government Complex, located at 1619 Highland Drive in Amory. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP for the event, call 1-877-926-8300.
Broadband Tech Night Booneviile
AARP Mississippi and Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District, will present a Broadband Tech Night Workshop on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Prentiss County Justice Court (Old Courthouse), 1901 East Chambers Drive, Booneville, MS 38829. Refreshments will be served.
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AARP Mississippi and Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District, will present a Broadband Tech Night Workshop on Thursday, August 22 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the University of Mississippi’s Tupelo Campus Auditorium on 1918 Briar Ridge Road. Refreshments will be served.
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AARP Mississippi and the Mississippi Public Service Commission will host a Broadband Tech Night Workshop at the Collins Civic Center, located on 3220 U.S. 49 in Collins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The workshop will feature AARP Mississippi representatives and Sam Britton, Southern District Public Service Commissioner.
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Broadband internet access is an important part of modern life, whether it’s to stay in touch with loved ones or to look for a job. Yet 6 out of 10 rural Mississippians do not have broadband access.
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AARP Mississippi invites Jackson residents to raise their voices on issues that are important to them. The Jackson Age-Friendly survey is an opportunity to speak up on issues that affect Jackson residents of all ages.
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(Ridgeland, MS) - AARP Mississippi applauds the Mississippi Legislature for passing House Bill 366, The Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act. The legislation was signed into law by Governor Phil Bryant today.
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