Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Date: 
Mon, 05/23/2022 - 15:00

This webinar will provide an overview of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law's high-speed internet programs. It will help applicants understand the grant programs and prepare them to write high-quality applications.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides $65 billion to expand high-speed internet service. It funds programs that support planning, infrastructure, and adoption efforts. Programs promote digital equity and inclusion. Our goal is for everyone to have the skills and access they need to get connected.



Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Date: 
Thu, 05/19/2022 - 15:00

This webinar will provide an overview of the Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program. This program expands middle mile infrastructure. It aims to reduce the cost of connecting unserved and underserved areas.  This webinar will help applicants understand the programs and prepare them to write high-quality applications.



Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Date: 
Wed, 05/18/2022 - 15:00

This webinar will provide an overview of the Digital Equity Act Programs. These three programs that provide funding to promote digital inclusion and advance equity for all. They aim to ensure that all communities have access to and use affordable, reliable high-speed internet. By providing digital literacy, skill training, equipment, and more we can help meet people's needs and improve their lives. . This webinar will help applicants understand the programs and prepare them to write high-quality applications.



Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Date: 
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 15:00

This webinar will provide an overview of the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program. This program builds high-speed internet infrastructure where we need it. It also supports efforts to teach the skills and provide the equipment needed so everyone can use the internet. It drives partnerships within states because everyone needs to be involved to get all Americans online. . This webinar will help applicants understand the program and prepare them to write high-quality applications.



Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Date: 
Mon, 05/16/2022 - 15:00

This webinar will provide an overview of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law's high-speed internet programs. It will help applicants understand the grant programs and prepare them to write high-quality applications.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides $65 billion to expand high-speed internet service. It funds programs that support planning, infrastructure, and adoption efforts. Programs promote digital equity and inclusion. Our goal is for everyone to have the skills and access they need to get connected.



Sponsor: 

Fiber Broadband Association

Date: 
Wed, 05/18/2022 - 10:00 to 10:30

In 2019, Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly committed $420 million to broadband expansion through the state’s historic $45 billion Rebuild Illinois infrastructure package. At the time, this was the single largest state commitment to a broadband matching grant program ever. Since then, Illinois has established its Office of Broadband, rolled out a full suite of complementary digital equity, community engagement, and planning programming, and benefited from the active engagement of the state’s Broadband Advisory Council.



FTC Announces Tentative Agenda for May 19 Open Commission Meeting

Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina M. Khan announced that an open meeting of the Commission will be held virtually on Thursday, May 19, 2022. The following items will be on the tentative agenda:

Sponsor: 

Fiber Broadband Association

Date: 
Wed, 05/18/2022 - 15:00 to 16:00

A review of the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) andkey highlights, issues, concerns, and opportunities.

Hosted by FBA President and CEO, Gary Bolton.

Webinar Panelists: Tom Cohen - FBA Counsel and Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Joanne Hovis - FBA Board Member and President, CTC Technology & Energy

Chris Champion - Vice President of Government Relations, C Spire



Sponsor: 

Berkman Klein Center

Date: 
Wed, 05/18/2022 - 15:00

Who is part of technology development, who funds that development, and how we put technology to use all influence the outcomes that are possible. To change those outcomes, we must—all of us—shift our relationship to technology—how we use it, build it, fund it, and more.

A fireside chat featuring Afua Bruce, Sue Hendrickson, and Amritha Jayanti, who will discuss the future role and applications of the technology pushing the social impact sector forward.



Sponsor: 

National Broadband Resource Hub

Date: 
Fri, 05/20/2022 - 13:00

How to develop a strong grant application for rural communities. “What can you do early on in the grant planning process?” “What are best grant application practices?” Audience questions.