Relationships are Central to Bridging the Digital Divide: A Candid Conversation with City of Detroit’s Digital Inclusion Director

Detroit, Michigan, the largest city in the state of Michigan, is well-known for being home to Motown Music as well as the hub for American automobile production. However, as the world has been forced to go online, Detroit has gained notoriety for its vast digital...

Broadband Scholars Gather for Next Century Cities’ First Academic Convening

Academic Pre-Conference Presenters and Moderator On July 20th and 21st, 2021, Next Century Cities held its first-ever virtual conference. The two-day event kicked off with an academic pre-conference in which presenters shared current research, covering a wide range of...

NCC Moderates a Discussion on how HBCU Partnerships Could Improve Connectivity for Students, Administrators, and the Communities That They Serve

  On June 16, 2021, Next Century Cities’ Communications Director Brittany-Rae Gregory moderated a panel discussion on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. The event was part of the annual Diversity in...

NEXT CENTURY CITIES LAUNCHES #ShowMeYourMaps CAMPAIGN WITH NEW REPORT, “BROADBAND MAPPING ACROSS THE U.S.: LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL METHODS AND CONTRADICTIONS”

You can find a pdf of the press release here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brittany-Rae Gregory brittany-rae@nextcenturycities.org Washington, D.C. (May 18, 2021) – Today Next Century Cities released “Broadband Mapping Across the U.S.: Local, State, and Federal...

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 BENEFIT PROGRAM   Washington D.C....

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 OHIO RESIDENTS   ...

Next Century Cities Issues Statement on Passage of Congressional COVID-19 Relief Bill

View a pdf of this press release here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brittany-Rae Gregory brittany-rae@nextcenturycities.org NEXT CENTURY CITIES ISSUES STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF CONGRESSIONAL COVID-19 RELIEF BILL   Washington D.C. (December 22, 2020) – On December...