Next Century Cities supports mayors and community leaders across the country as they seek to ensure that everyone has fast, affordable and reliable internet access.

Next Century Cities Hosts Digital Southwest-- A Regional Broadband Summit in Mesa, AZ

Next Century Cities hosted Digital Southwest — A Regional Broadband Summit to discuss stories of local broadband deployment success, digital inclusion initiatives, financing opportunities, and more. This full day event brought together broadband champions from federal, state, and local government, as well as community leaders and broadband policy experts from the Southwest and across the nation.

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Emerging Issues in Expanding Next-Generation Internet Access

We are pleased to announce the release of our “Emerging Issues Policy Agenda,” which explores policy areas where Next Century Cities member communities are leading the way in expanding affordable broadband access to all.

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Next Century Cities Executive Director Deb Socia Speaks at Hometown Summit during Tom Tom Founders Festival

Executive Director Deb Socia spoke on a panel, “Innovating Public School: What Makes Good Ideas Grow,” and moderated another, “What Can the Gig Do For Your City,” at Hometown Summit during Tom Tom Founders Festival in Charlottesville, VA.

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City to City Membership Organization

Supporting Cities

Communities stepping into the 21st century through next-generation networks face myriad challenges. It is essential to provide crucial support to facilitate these innovative projects. Next Century Cities and our members work to overcome obstacles to success.

Elevating the Conversation

We work with leaders and their communities to share their stories. We make the case that next-generation internet is essential infrastructure that can deliver transformative benefits to communities today.

Tools for Success

Developing a next-generation network is a daunting task for any city. We are committed to developing and aggregating resources to guide new projects.

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