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Digital New England Community Broadband Summit

Date: 
September 24, 2015

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), through the BroadbandUSA program, in conjunction with Next Century Cities held a one-day regional broadband summit, ‘‘Digital New England,’’ to share information to help communities build their broadband capacity and utilization. The summit presented best practices and lessons learned from broadband network infrastructure buildouts and digital inclusion programs from Maine and surrounding states, including projects funded by NTIA’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and State Broadband Initiative (SBI) grant programs funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The summit also explored effective business and partnership models.The Summit was held on September 28, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.