So regional planning efforts are key, she said.
“The regional planning efforts on broadband is important to ensure that this economic development link is not overlooked,” Scott said.
People get a chance to speak about the plan at the forum 6 p.m. Thursday at the Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission offices, 438 Dubuque St. in Manchester.
“Anybody who has an interest can speak,” Munn said.
That includes residents and business owners, he said.
People who can’t attend are welcome to send written comments to Munn at firstname.lastname@example.org or at SNHPC, 438 Dubuque St., Manchester, 03102.
The plan is on the commission’s website, snhpc.org.
The report will be finalized next year and integrated with a statewide plan.