Google, NCC Saluting Muni Broadband Efforts

August 3, 2015

Google Fiber is backing new awards to encourage city governments to build out broadband and "attack" other barriers to adoption. According to Next Century Cities (NCC), a leading advocate for municipal broadband, Google Fiber is teaming with it and the National League of Cities, to create Digital Inclusion Leadership Awards for city governments that are providing digital training, Internet access at reasonable rates to diverse participants, and for a more general "uniquely innovative approach to bridging the digital divide."

 

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