Next Century Cities

Connecting Communities
Councilman Jack Burkman, Vancouver, WA, "We envision a Vancouver with improved opportunities for technological growth and having high speed broadband for all.” Councilman Jack Burkman, Vancouver, WA
Mayor Dennis Coombs, Longmont, CO, “Like electricity, the Internet has become a crucial utility for American families and businesses.” Mayor Dennis Coombs, Longmont, CO
Mayor Jerry Gist, Jackson, TN, “Gigabit broadband will have a significant economic impact in our community through the retention of existing businesses, attracting new industry, and empowering our youth to have the best access to educational content from around the world, all right here in Jackson, Tennessee.” Mayor Jerry Gist, Jackson, TN
Mayor Marc Williams, Arvada, CO, "The strategic goals adopted by the Arvada City Council cannot be achieved without including broadband as part of the equation." Mayor Marc Williams, Arvada, CO
Mayor Toland, River Falls, WI, “Next Century Cities is an organization that can provide the resources the City needs to make future decisions regarding broadband.” Mayor Toland, River Falls, WI
Mayor Paul B. Woodson, Salisbury, NC, "We’re proud to be a leader in broadband technology. This technology is an essential element of our foundation for jobs and growth in the future." Mayor Paul B. Woodson, Salisbury, NC

Welcome to Next Century Cities

Across the country, innovative municipalities are already recognizing the importance of leveraging gigabit level Internet to attract new businesses and create jobs, improve health care and education, and connect residents to new opportunities. Next Century Cities is committed to celebrating these successes, demonstrating their value, and helping other cities to realize the full power of truly high-speed, affordable, and accessible broadband.

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