Broadband’s Role in Revitalizing Main Street


National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

10/16/2019 - 14:00 to 15:00

Broadband connectivity helps to ensure that local communities are vibrant and successful. In parts of the country that are not fully connected, some communities are creating partnerships with local businesses, health organizations, schools and art groups to solve these challenges. These innovative partnerships leverage existing assets to build new opportunities. Join NTIA’s BroadbandUSA to hear case studies of models that are working to successfully connect Main Street in underserved areas.


  • Michael W. Burns, Senior Advisor to the Regional Administrator, EPA Region 4/CUPP Program Manager
  • Mona El Khafif, Associate Professor UVA School of Architecture, RCN Co-Director MainStreet21
  • Fletcher Kittredge, CEO, GWI