State broadband offices should look to local organizations for digital equity efforts, panelists said.
The industry has been working to train students and others to take on jobs in broadband-related fields.
The event is organized by NetworkOn, National Digital Inclusion Alliance and Broadband Breakfast, and sponsored by Comcast.
Leaders asked that providers share fiber routes for cost modeling.
Digital Equity projects will be an ongoing effort for many states.
Overreporting in maps may prove to be detrimental.
Louisiana was first awarded a planning grant from IIJA, first to receive ARP funding ARP and is first in per capita broadband adoption.
Officials from Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine and New Mexico outline how they are preparing for broadband funding.
Disaster protocol experts remarked on lessons learned from fire outbreaks in Boulder County, Colorado.