Next Century Cities Marks Two Years Since Launch!

Two years ago this month, we brought together 32 mayors to launch Next Century Cities with the goal of connecting city leaders and lifting up the importance of access to fast, affordable, and reliable broadband nationwide. Now, just two years later, we have more than...

Local Choice Victory Challenged in Federal Court

Last February, advocates of local choice won an important victory when the Federal Communications Commission granted two petitions from Next Century Cities members Wilson, NC and Chattanooga, TN. The two communities sought relief from state laws that severely...

Next Century Cities Is Now 100 Members Strong!

Next Century Cities is proud to announce that, with the recent addition of Boise, Idaho, our initiative has grown to 100 communities across the country since launching in October 2014! Next Century Cities is a bipartisan initiative of mayors and city leaders dedicated...

FCC Grants Petitions from Next Century Cities Members

This morning, the Federal Communications Commission announced its decision to accept the petitions from two Next Century Cities members, Chattanooga, TN and Wilson, NC, confirming earlier reports suggesting that the agency was considering upholding the principle of...