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.

State Actions to Facilitate Broadband Deployment

State governments play a critical role in facilitating broadband deployment, and there are several key policies and programs that can significantly impact access when implemented at the state level.

Apply to be Next Century Cities’ Next Executive Director

Deb Socia, our fearless leader, is taking a new position as the CEO and President of the Enterprise Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We will be very sorry to see her go, but wish her all the best in her exciting new role! Information about the Executive Director position may be found here. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Cat Blake ( by May 15, 2019.

Welcome to Our Newest Members!

We’d like to wish a warm welcome to some of our newest members: Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Penobscot, Maine, Ottumwa, Iowa; Sebewaing, Mich.; Bedford, N.H.; Cornwall, Conn.; and Menifee, Calif.!

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.