Month: January 2021

Next Century Cities Joins Inaugural Meeting With Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel

On January 21st, 2021, President Joseph Biden appointed Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as Acting Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”). One week later, Chairwoman Rosenworcel participated in a meeting with …

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Next Century Cities Joins Public Interest Allies in a Letter Urging the Speedy Nomination and Confirmation of a Fifth FCC Commissioner

Every four years, as a new Presidential administration begins and Congress has a new list of priorities, there are always new executive positions that must be confirmed by the Senate. …

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Next Century Cities Submits Comments on the FCC’s Request for Response to the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

View a pdf of this press release here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brittany-Rae Gregory brittany-rae@nextcenturycities.org NEXT CENTURY CITIES SUBMITS COMMENTS ON THE FCC’s REQUEST FOR RESPONSE TO THE EMERGENCY BROADBAND …

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Next Century Cities Responds to Cuyahoga County’s RFI to Expand Affordable, High-Speed Broadband Services for Ohio Residents

View a pdf of this press release here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brittany-Rae Gregory brittany-rae@nextcenturycities.org NEXT CENTURY CITIES RESPONDS TO CUYAHOGA COUNTY’S RFI TO EXPAND AFFORDABLE, HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND SERVICES FOR …

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The FCC Needs Local Insights to Ensure that the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Reaches Low-Income Residents

In December 2020, Congress appropriated $3.2 billion for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to administer an Emergency Broadband Benefit, a broadband discount program for low-income households to obtain access to …

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