Celebrating Deb’s Time With Next Century Cities

Last week, we brought together coworkers, friends, and allies to say goodbye to Deb Socia, our executive director. Deb has led Next Century Cities for the past five years with unrelenting passion and creativity, and helped us grow into the organization we are today....

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.   Preserving and promoting local choice. One of the most impactful...

Welcome to Our Newest Members!

  We’d like to wish a warm welcome to one of our newest members: Rancho Cucamonga, California! Rancho Cucamonga joined Next Century Cities in February 2019. The city is currently implementing their Fiber Optic Master Plan, a six-year, $13 million investment plan to...

Host a Municipal Broadband Screening in Your Community

Trying to spark a conversation about municipal broadband in your community? Host a screening of the short film Do Not Pass Go! The documentary follows filmmaker Cullen Hoback’s visit to Pinetops, North Carolina, to investigate the battle between municipal networks and...