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Connected New England: A Regional Broadband Convening

November 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm




Please find our blog post about the event here, and a full recording of this event below:


Connected New England

Local Solutions for Broadband Development

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Hartford, CT


This one day event brought together broadband champions from federal, state, and local government, as well as community leaders and policy experts. We featured a mayors’ panel, successful models in broadband deployment, E-Rate and funding opportunities, 5G and small cells, as well as an update about the recent municipal gain ruling in Connecticut.


Keynote speaker: 

Gigi Sohn, Distinguished Fellow, Georgetown Law Institute for

Technology Law & Policy

“Broadband is an essential service to all communities, large and small, offering the opportunity to improve public safety responses, educational outcomes and economic development. Strong partnerships between community leaders, government officials and private enterprise can ensure that broadband benefits are available to everyone in Connecticut. Connected New England enables these individuals to share best practices and creative solutions from across our region.” – Senator Blumenthal


Speakers included Connecticut State Senator Beth Bye; Connecticut State Representative Josh Elliott; Mayor David Martin, Stamford, CT; Mayor Toni Harp, New Haven, CT; Mayor Marcia Leclerc, East Hartford, CT; and Jessica Fowler, Selectwoman, Sharon, CT. Find all speakers and the event agenda here.


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November 8, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Legislative Office Building
300 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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