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Next Century City Hosts FCC Commissioner Clyburn, Republican Congressman Biggs, and Local Leaders at Broadband Summit in Arizona

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MESA, ARIZONA – Next Century Cities will host a regional broadband summit, Digital Southwest, in Mesa, Arizona from 9:00am to 5:00pm MST next Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in partnership with the City of Mesa.To watch the full event live, go to: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsw/.

The Regional Broadband Summit will kick off at 9:00am MST with a keynote conversation from Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, facilitated by Next Century Cities Executive Director Deb Socia. At 12:30pm MST, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) and Mesa, Arizona Mayor John Giles will come together for a conversation on broadband needs and examples of broadband success in the region.

The regional summit will also feature broadband champions from local government, community leaders from the Southwest, national policy experts, and federal government representatives from NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, and others.

From broadband financing to infrastructure development to smart cities, panelists will share a wealth of practical information that can help get more people online and able to tap into the opportunities that come from having high-quality internet access.

Who:

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communication Commission (FCC)
United States Representative Andy Biggs (AZ-05)
Mayor John Giles (Mesa, AZ)
Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Fife (Arvada, CO)
Other Federal, State, and Local Elected Officials
Leaders from the Nonprofit and Private Sectors
Full panelist list here
 

What:
Digital Southwest: A Regional Broadband Summit
When:
9:00am – 5:00pm MST/12:00pm – 8:00pm EDT
April 18, 2017
Where:
Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
LIVESTREAM: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsw/

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Wireless push by FCC has led to higher capacity broadband throughout multi-tenant buildings.

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MESA, ARIZONA – Next Century Cities will host a regional broadband summit, Digital Southwest, in Mesa, Arizona from 9:00am to 5:00pm MST next Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in partnership with the City of Mesa.To watch the full event live, go to: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsw/.

The Regional Broadband Summit will kick off at 9:00am MST with a keynote conversation from Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, facilitated by Next Century Cities Executive Director Deb Socia. At 12:30pm MST, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) and Mesa, Arizona Mayor John Giles will come together for a conversation on broadband needs and examples of broadband success in the region.

The regional summit will also feature broadband champions from local government, community leaders from the Southwest, national policy experts, and federal government representatives from NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, and others.

From broadband financing to infrastructure development to smart cities, panelists will share a wealth of practical information that can help get more people online and able to tap into the opportunities that come from having high-quality internet access.

Who:

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communication Commission (FCC)
United States Representative Andy Biggs (AZ-05)
Mayor John Giles (Mesa, AZ)
Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Fife (Arvada, CO)
Other Federal, State, and Local Elected Officials
Leaders from the Nonprofit and Private Sectors
Full panelist list here
 

What:
Digital Southwest: A Regional Broadband Summit
When:
9:00am – 5:00pm MST/12:00pm – 8:00pm EDT
April 18, 2017
Where:
Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
LIVESTREAM: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsw/

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‘If It’s Not Fiber, It’s Not Broadband’: C Spire Reflects on Broadband after Covid

Hu Meena argued for fiber as preferred technology, as debate rages about what Congress should focus on.

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Photo of Hu Meena speaking at Fiber Connect 2021.

MESA, ARIZONA – Next Century Cities will host a regional broadband summit, Digital Southwest, in Mesa, Arizona from 9:00am to 5:00pm MST next Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in partnership with the City of Mesa.To watch the full event live, go to: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsw/.

The Regional Broadband Summit will kick off at 9:00am MST with a keynote conversation from Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, facilitated by Next Century Cities Executive Director Deb Socia. At 12:30pm MST, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) and Mesa, Arizona Mayor John Giles will come together for a conversation on broadband needs and examples of broadband success in the region.

The regional summit will also feature broadband champions from local government, community leaders from the Southwest, national policy experts, and federal government representatives from NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, and others.

From broadband financing to infrastructure development to smart cities, panelists will share a wealth of practical information that can help get more people online and able to tap into the opportunities that come from having high-quality internet access.

Who:

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communication Commission (FCC)
United States Representative Andy Biggs (AZ-05)
Mayor John Giles (Mesa, AZ)
Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Fife (Arvada, CO)
Other Federal, State, and Local Elected Officials
Leaders from the Nonprofit and Private Sectors
Full panelist list here
 

What:
Digital Southwest: A Regional Broadband Summit
When:
9:00am – 5:00pm MST/12:00pm – 8:00pm EDT
April 18, 2017
Where:
Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
LIVESTREAM: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsw/

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Debate on Open Access Networks Must Be Framed Through Cooperation

Fiber Connect 2021 panel breaks down how open access models work, and how discussion can be framed.

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Photo of the panel on open access from Fiber Connect 2021.

MESA, ARIZONA – Next Century Cities will host a regional broadband summit, Digital Southwest, in Mesa, Arizona from 9:00am to 5:00pm MST next Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in partnership with the City of Mesa.To watch the full event live, go to: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsw/.

The Regional Broadband Summit will kick off at 9:00am MST with a keynote conversation from Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, facilitated by Next Century Cities Executive Director Deb Socia. At 12:30pm MST, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) and Mesa, Arizona Mayor John Giles will come together for a conversation on broadband needs and examples of broadband success in the region.

The regional summit will also feature broadband champions from local government, community leaders from the Southwest, national policy experts, and federal government representatives from NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, and others.

From broadband financing to infrastructure development to smart cities, panelists will share a wealth of practical information that can help get more people online and able to tap into the opportunities that come from having high-quality internet access.

Who:

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communication Commission (FCC)
United States Representative Andy Biggs (AZ-05)
Mayor John Giles (Mesa, AZ)
Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Fife (Arvada, CO)
Other Federal, State, and Local Elected Officials
Leaders from the Nonprofit and Private Sectors
Full panelist list here
 

What:
Digital Southwest: A Regional Broadband Summit
When:
9:00am – 5:00pm MST/12:00pm – 8:00pm EDT
April 18, 2017
Where:
Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
LIVESTREAM: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsw/

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