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Veneeth Iyengar, Broadband & Connectivity (2021)




Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-06-16

Duration: 00:35:49

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Technology | Internet access | Digital divide


  • Iyengar, Veneeth Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Veneeth Iyengar before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on June 16, 2021. Iyengar is the executive director of the newly created Louisiana Office of Broadband and Connectivity. He discusses: the broadband challenges in Louisiana; their goal of closing the state’s digital divide by 2029; the available funding to address broadband; tactical solutions; and the next steps for his office. He also answers questions from the audience.