Canadian-Hemphill Economic Development Corporation| Chamber of Commerce
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2017
CITY OF CANADIAN AND HEMPHILL COUNTY RELEASE BROADBAND REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
City of Canadian, Hemphill County and Canadian Independent School District Leaders seek better broadband service
Canadian, TX, November 16, 2017–The City of Canadian, Texas; Hemphill County and Canadian Independent School District (ISD) today released a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking enhanced broadband services for the region. The release of the RFP is the culmination of work begun in July, 2017 by the Canadian/Hemphill Broadband Taskforce. The taskforce includes: Canadian-Hemphill Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Past Chairman Benjamin Needham; EDC Executive Director Shane Spencer; Canadian City Manager Joe Jarosek; Canadian City Council member and current EDC Chairman Jonathan Frederick; Canadian ISD board members Larry Gatlin and Larry Smith and Canadian ISD Director of Technology David Calabrese.
The efforts of the taskforce have yielded an effort designated as the Canadian Broadband Initiative (CBI) The goals of the CBI are as follows:
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