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.
NCC filed comments on behalf of our members and the American Library Association, explaining why the FCC’s reclassification of broadband could impact the Lifeline program. Click here to learn more.
Health Emergency Reveals the Importance and Urgency of Deploying Broadband Infrastructure in Every Community
Hear from our Executive Director, Francella Ochillo, about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and connectivity’s role in solving the crisis.
Broadband access is directly related to educational outcomes, economic mobility, and civic engagement. Read more about how the digital divide has become a public health issues for cities and its residents.
Next Century Cities’ members weigh-in on the importance to connectivity in local government emergency response efforts. Read the letter and press release here.
Welcome Communications Director Brittany-Rae Gregory and Policy Counsel Ryan Johnston to the Next Century Cities team. Lukas Pietrzak has been promoted to Policy Associate. Read the full press release here.
City to City Membership Organization
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.
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.