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Veneeth Iyengar, Broadband & Connectivity (2022)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-11-21

Duration: 00:37:43

Subjects: Digital divide | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Internet access | Technology


  • Iyengar, Veneeth Speaker


This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by Veneeth Iyenar before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 21, 2022. Iyengar is the executive director of the Louisiana Office of Broadband and Connectivity. He discusses: the broadband challenges in Louisiana; the federal funding available to the state to address the digital divide; and the work of his office over the past 18 months to make broadband more widely available around the state. He also answers questions from the media.