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May 2019 Webinar: Infrastructure Week: Leveraging Public Assets to Accelerate Broadband Deployment

Date: Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Region: Online
Location: Online
Type Of Event: Webinar

State and local governments are developing new policies that provide access to rights-of-way and leverage assets in order to incentivize broadband deployment. While it is in the public’s interest to speed up access to broadband, it is a balancing act. Policymakers need to consider cost, aesthetics, digital equity, and environmental mandates. Join BroadbandUSA and learn how local, state, and federal leaders are creating broadband access for all.

Speakers:

  • Antonia Graham, Assistant City Manager and Energy and Sustainability Manager, City of
    Huntington Beach, California
  • Lynne Yocom, Fiber Optics Manager, Utah Department of Transportation
  • Jennifer Duane, Broadband Program Specialist, NTIA, BroadbandUSA

Moderator:

  • Katherine Bates, Manager of State and Local Partnerships, NTIA, BroadbandUSA