Community Broadband Workshop (Charleston)
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Department of Commerce
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will hold a Technical Assistance Workshop to share information and help communities build their broadband capacity and utilization. The workshop will present in-depth sessions on planning and funding broadband infrastructure projects. The session on planning will explore effective business and partnership models. The session on funding will explore available funding options and models, including federal funding.
The Charleston workshop will feature subject matter experts from NTIA’s BroadbandUSA broadband program.
The first session will explore key elements required for planning successful broadband projects. The second session will explore funding models, including federal programs that fund broadband infrastructure projects.